We’ll talk Averyl Veliz about her solo show at the
Alaska State Museum, opening this coming First Friday; we’ll talk with Bruce Botelho and Lee Otterholt about this weekend’s Folk Dance workshops – and Elfrida Nord & Dale Wygant about this Saturday’s Scandinavian Dance; photographer Michael Penn will be here with a preview of tonight’s Wildlife Wednesday presentation; we’ll find out the details about Thunder Mountain High School’s performances of Grease; and Russ Stevens will be here to talk about the Juneau Combat Sports Academy’s Friday events.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.