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.
- Ancient microbes, unusual ice structures, mammoth bones - there's a lot happening below the surface in the Fairbanks Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility.
- Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."
- The social media company posted stronger-than-expected revenue of $616 million in the third quarter — even as revenue growth continued to slow. To be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.
- The PFD veto of $666 million covered a little more than a fifth of the budget gap.