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.
- Polls show the presidential race is unusually tight in Alaska. Juneau residents attending two election events shared their opinions on the polls and the candidates.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.