NOTN 6-20 AM

    News of the North

    Monday, June 20th, 2022 - 16 minutes

    Reports include:

    The race for Alaska’s U.S. House seat is taking shape.

    The Juneau Black Awareness Association held a Juneteenth celebration and fundraising event at Twin Lakes Sunday.

    Juneau Gold Rush days was held over the weekend.

    A plaque was installed to honor Doctor George Brown Saturday at Twin Lakes Project Playground.

    Several parents of the children who were served floor sealant instead of milk testified before the school board, and say they were notified of the incident early Tuesday afternoon.

    The Ketchikan City Council voted 5-2 against an ordinance that aimed to cancel Drag Queen Story Hour at the Ketchikan Public Library.

    City Manager Rorie Watt says the recent appropriation by the Assembly of just more than $6 million for a new city hall is the start of a process on whether voters will decide to approve a new city hall.

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