News of the North
Thursday, March 16th, 2023 - 12 minutes
Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued a series of emergency orders last Thursday restricting and closing King Salmon Sport Fisheries around Cook Inlet.
President Joe Biden has made fighting climate change a core part of his agenda. But his recent decision on Monday to give the go-ahead to an oil drilling project has infuriated environmental activists, prompting a lawsuit to reverse the Willow project.
The City and Borough of Juneau is experiencing area-wide street flooding conditions.
JPD is down 11 officers and may have two other officers retiring soon. Chief Ed Mercer says this staffing issue is nationwide. However, sign-on and retention bonuses, as well as branding JPD with a unique campaign are all being explored.
The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is accepting applications for art exhibits for the upcoming gallery season. The deadline is May 15.
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Light Snow and 35 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
<br /> Winds are East at 3.5 MPH (3 KT). The pressure is 1023.9 mb and the humidity is 89%. Last Updated on Mar 24 2023, 9:53 pm AKDT.