We’ll find out about this Friday’s Recovery Poetry Jam at the CANVAS, with guests Gus Marx and Christy Namee Eriksen; we’ll talk improv with guests Eric Caldwell, Michael Christenson and visiting Creativity Teacher, Michael Robinson; J P Vargas and Ari Rome will give us a musical preview of their performances at the Alaskan this weekend; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local activities during Arts Up.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.
- Senate Bill 91 is one of the most hotly debated bills of the session.
- "A one candidate shift I don’t think it’ll make a difference. But five? That could make a difference," said GOP chairman Peter Goldberg regarding Donald Trump's delegate count.
- When the second phase of the project is complete next year, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan will all be able to accommodate four Panamax ships at once.