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    News of the North

    Friday, September 16th, 2022 - 15 minutes

    A vast swath of western Alaska could see flooding and high winds as the remnants of Typhoon Merbok move toward the Bering Sea region.

    CBJ ballot drop boxes opened Thursday as the voting period begins for the 2022 City and Borough of Juneau Regular Municipal Election.

    The league of Women voters, in partnership with Juneau Empire, KTOO, and KINY, held a city candidate forum Wednesday evening, assembly candidates shared ballot initiatives they are most interested in the outcome of.

    Juneau Hydropower Inc. held a news conference Thursday to announce the signing of a joint development agreement with Tokyo-based energy company, Electric Power Development Co., Ltd., or J-Power, aimed at constructing a Hydroelectric Development Project near Juneau.

    Rentals in Alaska and why rate are increasing was the topic of an article in the September Edition of Alaska Economic Trends.

    One of the leading challengers to incumbent Gov. Mike Dunleavy accused him on Wednesday of supporting policies that have encouraged people to migrate away from Alaska.

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