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    News of the North

    Monday, July 18th, 2022 - 18 minutes

    Governor Mike Dunleavy has announced that the electronic distribution of 2022 Permanent Fund Dividends will begin Sept. 20, about a month ahead of the usual payout in early October.

    Ironman Alaska is full steam ahead for Aug. 7 in the Capital City.

    The City and Borough of Juneau plans to conduct the 2022 city election, itself, as opposed to partnering with the Municipality of Anchorage, as was done in the last two elections.

    Assembly Member Wade Bryson is running to retain his seat.

    Juneau Assembly member Carole Triem spoke to a proposed ordinance on short-term rentals, and tax abatement, while a guest on action line.

    With two of its members facing lawsuits for their social media practices, the Alaska Legislature is contemplating new advice and policies to cover its 60 members.

    Juneau Masonic Community's Rainbow Girls hosted a Medieval Master's Faire event on Saturday.

    Richard Carstensen and Steve Merli from Discovery Southeast lead their second annual nature walk over the weekend.

    Theater Alaska presented its final performance of "Sisters of White Chapel" Sunday.

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