News of the North from Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
NRA cancels Alaska meeting to focus on gun legislation
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - The National Rifle Association has canceled a board meeting in Alaska's largest city this week.
Job numbers for Alaska see moderate rise
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska continues to gain jobs following the state's longest ever recession.
Wage gender gap in Alaska explored by State Labor Department publication
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - "While women represent nearly half of Alaska's workers and hold more of the positions requiring higher education, they earn 72 percent of what men make on average."
Capitol tours going strong
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas Museum hosted a successful tour of the Alaska State Capitol building on Frist Friday.
Retired teacher turns to custom guitars
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - George Gress spent many years teaching in Juneau and now has a new passion, making customs guitars.
Day 4: Graham murder trial continues in Juneau
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The double-murder trial of Laron Graham continued Tuesday at the Dimond Courthouse in Juneau.
Alleged drug dealer gets time served
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - A Petersburg man received 21 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release for a methamphetamine case.
Marine fueling dock in Auke Bay acquired by Delta Western
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Delta Western has purchased what is known as the Gitkov marine fueling dock in Auke Bay. It's also known as the Seal Dock which is located between the Alaska Marine Highway and Allen Marine docks.
Light Rain and 53 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are from the Southeast at 16.1 gusting to 24.2 MPH (14 gusting to 21 KT). The pressure is 998.2 mb and the humidity is 86%. The wind chill is 48. Last Updated on Sep 16 2019, 12:53 pm AKDT.