Lynn Canal/Icy Strait committee to teleconference June 9

The Lynn Canal/Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. June 9 via teleconference. This meeting is open to the public. Call (800) 857-9656 to connect. They then will be asked to provide a pass code, which is 55104, and the leader’s name: Debra Robinson.

Juneau and Hoonah residents also can attend the Forest Service-led teleconference at either Admiralty National Monument/Juneau Ranger District at 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road in Juneau or Hoonah Ranger District at 430A Airport Road in Hoonah.

While committee discussion is limited to Forest Service staff and committee members, public input is encouraged during the comment period of the meeting. Written comments also are welcome and may be sent to Lynn Canal/Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee, c/o Admiralty National Monument Ranger, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road, Juneau, Alaska 99801 or to Debra Robinson, RAC Coordinator, at drobinson03@fs.fed.us.

For more information contact Robinson by email or by calling 586-8800.

More

This Day in Juneau History: Jan. 22, 1987

On Jan. 22, 1987, Gov. Steve Cowper prepared to discuss the final part of his fiscal plan: budget cuts. The total amount suggested to be cut by his temporary cabinet was $300 million, which tore funding from a variety of different programs. However, although what propositions Cowper accepted were still a mystery, Press Secretary David Ramseur confirmed that the cuts he did accept totaled at about $200 million. Cowper was to give a speech directly to the Alaska Legislature discussing the specifics of his recommended cuts.

Read more

Fire calls for Jan. 22, 2017

This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement and public safety agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. Anyone with information about a crime can report a tip anonymously to juneaucrimeline.com.

Read more

Man caught with 3 pounds of meth on Southeast Alaska-bound ferry sentenced to 20 months

A 21-year-old man who was caught transporting three pounds of methamphetamine — reportedly the largest seizure in Southeast Alaska in at least 10 years— on the ferry between Bellingham and Ketchikan last May was “a patsy, plan and simple,” his defense attorney argued.

Read more

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING