Politicians get put on the hot seat this weekend in an annual benefit usually held during the end of the Legislature’s session. Plenty of other things also happening around town and Riley Woodford of the Juneau Empire has a preview of arts and entertainment events.Related Link: Alaska Folk Festival
- Emmanuel Jal, a peace activist, musician and entrepreneur visited Juneau to tell high school students about his experience as a child soldier.
- The commission will make a decision within 10 days. In the meantime, Henry has just about a week before he must report to federal prison to serve a year-long sentence for his failure to file income taxes.
- The billionaire husband of Alaska Dispatch News owner Alice Rogoff now has his own prime-time television talk show.
- While Walker’s administration has the authority to issue the bonds, the legislature would have to appropriate money to pay them off.