News of the North from Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
Juneau Radio Center's Richard Burns to chair Travel Juneau board
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Travel Juneau, the destination marketing organization for Alaska’s capital city, announced the elections of its board executive officers for fiscal year 2020.
Juneau school board candidate withdraws name
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A candidate for Juneau school board has withdrawn from the race.
Capital Transit to try out changes to Route 6 Express, Route 4
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Capital Transit will be making temporary service changes to the Route 6 Riverside Express and Route 4 Mendenhall Valley bus routes.
Juneau seniors asked to renew sales tax exemption card
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau City Hall has notified senior citizens whose sales tax exemption card expires at the end of the year to renew their cards.
Gov. Dunleavy cuts funds for cold housing research center
Fairbanks, Alaska (AP) - Budget cuts by Gov. Mike Dunleavy include funding for the state's Cold Climate Housing Research Center.
Country musician Zac Brown loses Kenai property dispute
Kenai, Alaska (AP) - Country musician Zac Brown has lost a property line dispute involving his home in the Kenai Peninsula.
Expert: Tongass rain forest important to the world
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A world renowned expert on climate change spoke Tuesday at the Mendenhall Valley library.
Airport employees ratify new contract
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The CBJ Airport Board heard an update on construction projects, learned details on new union contracts, and welcomed a new board member Tuesday night.
Juneau School District board approves Tlingit language program
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau School District Board of Education has unanimously approved an indigenous language program for students in the borough.
Mostly Cloudy and 62 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are East at 13.8 MPH (12 KT). The pressure is 1004.4 mb and the humidity is 37%. The wind chill is 60. Last Updated on Aug 20 2019, 1:53 pm AKDT.