News of the North from Monday, October 11th, 2021
Oregon recognizes Indigenous Peoples Day; tribes see hope
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The second Monday in October, long celebrated as Columbus Day, will officially be recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day in Oregon.
Customs dispute jeopardizes US fish stick, filet supply
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A customs dispute at the U.S.-Canada border is threatening America’s supply of a key fish used for popular products like fish sticks and fast food sandwiches.
Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Alaska coast
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska early Monday in what the Alaska Earthquake Center called an aftershock of an 8.2 quake from July.
Agency: Alaska inmate death related to COVID-19
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Department of Corrections says a man serving time in its custody has died and that his death was related to COVID-19.
Kiehl skeptical about what 4th special session will accomplish
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau Senator Jesse Kiehl was quizzed on Action Line about the possibility of nothing getting done during the fourth special legislative session.
Huskies Chase Lynx off Adair, Away from Juneau, out of State Playoffs
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies have chased another predator away from their Adair Kennedy Field kennel, off the capital city boundaries and out of the Alaska School Activities Association First National Bowl Football State Championships with a 31-3 opening playoff win against the Dimond Lynx.
Patches Fog and 28 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1012.0 mb and the humidity is 92%. Last Updated on Oct 17 2021, 6:53 am AKDT.