AK voters to decide on coastal management
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Former DEC Commissioner Kurt Fredriksson, center, makes a point during a July hearing on Ballot Measure 2 in Juneau. Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho, left, and Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell, right, listen. (KTOO photo/Casey Kelly)
Ballot Measure 2 could reinstate Alaska’s coastal zone management program.
KTOO’s Casey Kelly reports that it’s crunch time for the hotly contested issue, and those funding each side. You can also listen back to a report by KCAW’s Robert Woolsey, on a July coastal management debate at Sitka’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
A volunteer committee is working to build a new playground in Crescent Harbor, revamping the facility to meet current American with Disabilities Act (ADA)-accessibility and safety standards. Downloadable audio. more
During the 9th Annual Paths Across the Pacific meeting in Sitka, an historian argues that the Chinese -- rather than Europeans -- discovered the New World.