Mr. McFeely, the Speedy Delivery man from the children’s television program “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” makes an appearance in Juneau during the Independence Day holiday. He’ll meet with kids during a party at the KTOO studios at 10 a.m. Friday before participating in the Juneau-Douglas Fourth of July Parade.Related Link: Family Communications Incorporated
- President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Interior Department sat for a confirmation hearing today, chaired by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. She used the opportunity to condemn the Obama administration for its many resource protections in Alaska.
- Jason Coday was ordered to serve a combined sentence of 101 years in prison for the murder of 26-year-old Simone Kim in August 2006.
- The 32nd annual Legislative Welcome Reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. The event is free and The Prospector Hotel will provide food.
- Dozens of canines howl in John Hanson Jr.’s dog yard, excited by the sound of a snow machine pulling up to the kennel.