We’ll talk with author P.T. Custard, about her new children’s book, The Crowded Backyard, prior to Friday’s booksigning at Hearthside Books downtown; Aram Aghazarian and Jed Hancock-Brainerd will be here to talk about their roles in Perseverance Theatre’s production of The 39 Steps; we’ll highlight First Friday activities in the Senate Building with Alana Ballam-Schwann of Figment; Dianne Anderson and Mark Vinsel of the Juneau Artists Gallery; and we’ll get a preview of tonight’s/Wednesday’s Wildlife Wednesday program featuring Ernestine Hayes.
- “Part of this funding is set aside to address the needs that the president saw firsthand when he visited coastal communities in Alaska that are seeing their homelands eroding into the ocean at a rapid pace," said Deputy Interior Secretary Mike Connor.
- Gastineau Humane Society called the dog aggressive and not a viable candidate for adoption. The Juneau couple wishes they’d been notified before the dog was put down.
- Dan Henry, also operator of the Skagway Fish Co., said he would make a decision about his future with the Skagway Borough Assembly after he returns home.
- Musher Seth Barnes said early Monday that the last 100 miles of trail coming north to Circle "literally was perfect ... definitely the best trail I’ve been on all year.” His dogs had trained on gravel most of the winter.