We’ll find out about Saturday’s Great Pumpkin Festival State Fair, with guests, Brenda & Theodore Krauss; Pua Maunu & Tasha Walen will update us on this month’s Artists’ Open Studio series; we’ll get our appetites ready for this Sunday’s Pasta Dinner fundraiser at the Tlingit & Haida Center, for Breast Cancer Research; Marcy Larson & Damien Horvath, from the Alaskan Brewing Company, will let us know what it takes to win award-winning beers; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local activities during Arts Up.
- Sealaska just released its 2015 annual report, which illustrates its financial ups and downs. They affect more than 22,000 shareholders, who receive dividends twice a year.
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.