We’ll get the details on tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation about Abraham Lincoln, with guest Dr. David Noon, Chair of the UAS Social Sciences Department; Betsy Sims & Jane Roodenburg will be here with details about Sunday’ fundraiser, Blues for Buddy; we’ll find out about Saturday’s Comedy Show at Marlintini’s, with guests Dan Finkl and Lance Mitchell; and Rick Trostel will be joined by floutist Lana Swanson to highlight the Juneau Student Symphony’s weekend’s performances of Dvorak’s New World Symphony.
To donate auction items for the Blues for Buddy fundraiser, call Cheryl Cook at 586-6984 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help with food, contact Collette Costa at email@example.com.
For information about the fundraiser or to make a donation, call Betsy Sims at 209-3202 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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- A state official estimates the latest rating downgrades could cost the state an extra $5 million to $6 million over 20 years on a $100 million transportation bond issuance.
- A state law makes legislators immune to arrests for misdemeanors while the Legislature is in session. The Legislature has been out of session since July 16 for the first time since the incident.
- Avista has owned Juneau's electric utility for the past four years.