NOTN 6-16 AM

    News of the North

    Thursday, June 16th, 2022 - 18 minutes

    Reports include:

    With all the athletes coming to Juneau for Ironman in August, the Juneau police department will have an increased presence to provide traffic control.

    Juneau Fourth of July Parade organizers are looking at participation coming back to pre-pandemic levels this year.

    Low-interest rates, tight inventory, and rising home sales prices in 2020 and 2021, further tightened the Alaska housing market.

    Juneau School District Superintendent Dr. Bridget Weiss has spoken with many of the parents whose children were involved in a mishap Tuesday, where they were served floor sealant instead of milk.

    Assembly member Michelle Hale spoke to funding for a new Juneau city hall while a guest on action line.

    The City and Borough of Sitka approved on first reading ordinance that would ask voters to change Sitka General Code by establishing a consumer’s sale tax on marijuana and marijuana products, in place of the existing consumer’s sales tax.

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