News of the North

    Thursday, September 1st, 2022 - 16 minutes

    Mary Peltola has prevailed in the special election to fill the remainder of the late Don Young's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

    The National Weather Service is reporting that a lot of rain is headed our way, and the City and Borough of Yakutat is ready for the rain coming its way.

    The Juneau school district is up in students when compared to last year, however, it is below their projections.

    The Juneau Huskies football squad, currently ranked No. 1 in the state, will travel upstate to Palmer this Friday to face No. 2 Colony.

    Police in Ketchikan released details Wednesday regarding the arrest of a resident on a number of drug charges after meth and heroin were allegedly found in an intercepted package bound for the community.

    Rep. Christopher Kurka could advance as the fourth candidate for governor if Charlie Pierce were to withdraw by early next week.

    Governor Mike Dunleavy has announced two leadership changes at DPS.

    With this week's signing of a bill by Gov. Dunleavy to support the meat industry in the state, Dave Stieren, a spokesperson for the governor weighed in on the importance of the bill.

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