Celebration 2002 continues this weekend as well as other arts and entertainment events. Riley Woodford of the Juneau Empire has a preview in this week’s edition of Artstalk.Related Link: This week’s Web Walk links on Celebration and Native Arts
- Walker said the state government risks spending all of its savings if it denies there’s a problem and hopes for oil prices to rise.
- The Republican-led Senate majority is more focused on cutting spending to close the state’s budget deficit than the new mostly Democratic House majority or independent Gov. Bill Walker.
- Alaska Native carvers and weavers say they're worried about the future of yellow cedar.
- Mark Anthony De Simone is accused of shooting 34-year-old Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales twice in the back of the head in May 2016.