KTOO’s Susan Fitzgerald has this preview of what is happening in Juneau arts and entertainment. There are also two big races this weekend, one is for runners with an aversion to sunlight and the other is for masochistic cyclists. Related Link: KTOO’s Arts and Entertainment Calendar
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.