NOTN 5-25 AM

    News of the North

    Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 - 18 minutes

    Reports include:

    The Glory Hall appealed a decision on a recent permit denial.

    As the Juneau Assembly weighs a number of options in covering the tax revenue loss from exempting sales tax on food, the Juneau Chamber voiced its opposition to applying a seasonal 1% sales tax increase to cover that.

    Governor Mike Dunleavy gave opening remarks at the first Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference, a three-day event where some 90 speakers and a total of nearly 500 attendees are meeting to strategize on how to lower energy costs in Alaska.

    Angoon Mayor Maxine Thompson revealed on the KINY Morning Show that some dance groups from her community will not be attending Celebration 2022.

    The gondola purchased by the CBJ from an Austrian ski resort, Galsterberg, is set for a long voyage to Southeast Alaska.

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