Many Alaskans were affected by the aftermath of the September 11th terriorist attacks. This montage of sounds from the first few minutes and days following the attacks includes sound from stories and newscasts by National Public Radio, CoastAlaska, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and KTOO.
- The PFD veto of $666 million covered a little more than a fifth of the budget gap.
- The CEO of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority stepped down on Monday. Jeff Jessee served as CEO for 21 years. According to a press release from the organization, he is transitioning to a new role ahead of his planned retirement in three years.
- The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.