An unknown person turned the fresh water supply off at the Prince of Wales hatchery sometime either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, killing nearly all the king salmon fry there, according to a release from the Alaska State Troopers.
The Alaska Labor Relations Agency reports 51 railroad workers have voted to be represented by the Teamsters Local 959, while seven opted to remain with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 1735.
A high wind warning is in place for Juneau today and through noon Thursday, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. Gusts of wind are predicted to reach speeds between 70 and 90 mph downtown and in Douglas today and Thursday
The Internal Revenue Service states that there is a refund potential for around 5,200 Alaskans who did not file federal income taxes in 2007. The total potential refunds equal around $6.5 million with the average refund for Alaska being $688.