We’ll play a conversation between Andy Kline and Brooke Collins, who punched a bear; Steve McPhetres will be here to highlight the Grand Opening activities at the Church of the Holy Trinity; we’ll find out about a free workshop on becoming a U.S. citizen with Heather Parker from The Learning Connection; we’ll talk with organizers of the Art of Recovery exhibit opening Friday at the Silverbow; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local activities during Arts Up.
- Anchorage-based singer-songwriter Sophia Street and James Goodreau dropped into KTOO’s arts room to play a Red Carpet Concert.
- A bill to break up the FAA and privatize the nation’s air traffic controllers cleared the Transportation Committee in the U.S. House Thursday night.
- "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
- Rep. Les Gara wants to make sure state budget cuts don’t fall too heavily on working-class and low-income people. Instead, he wants a new business tax.