News of the North from Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
UAF announces new leadership for Nanooks athletics
Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) - University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Dan White has announced that Keith Champagne will take on a new role as leader of the Alaska Nanooks intercollegiate athletics program.
Lawmakers eye future special session on dividends
Juneau, Alaska (AP) - Legislative leaders say they are committed to paying residents an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend this year, even if this special session ends without agreement on the amount.
State labor economist sees light at end of tunnel of recession
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The status of Alaska's longest ever recession and when it might end was reviewed on Action Line with State Labor Economist Dan Robinson.
State demographer talks about growth of senior population on Action Line
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska's senior population is growing rapidly.
Teen dies in ATV crash in Sterling
Sterling, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers said Tori Verba, 13, was operating the ATV on Robinson Road when she lost control and crashed.
Alaska Air National Guard rescues hunter attacked by bear
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A bear attacked and injured a hunter near Galena.
Alaska officials rethink park use after concert cancelled
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials are reconsidering whether special events like outdoor concerts are responsible use of state park land, a report said.
Nuisance property solution proposed by Juneau Police
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Police want to address chronic nuisance properties in the borough.
Lengthy agenda faces CBJ Assembly COW
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Onsite consumption of marijuana, a new name for the Willoughby District, and a new venture for Eaglecrest highlighted the agenda of the CBJ Committee of the Whole.
School board to take up ratification of two employee contracts
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Two more employee contracts are up for ratification by the Juneau School Board during Tuesday evening's regular meeting.
Manager recommends CBJ bid on subport property
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Rorie Watt wrote a memorandum to the committee and stated it is his belief that it is in the public interest to acquire the parcel.
Light Rain Fog/Mist and 55 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are East at 6.9 MPH (6 KT). The pressure is 1014.1 mb and the humidity is 96%. The wind chill is 53. Last Updated on Jun 15 2019, 7:53 pm AKDT.