We’ll get the details on the UAS Evening At Egan presentation tonight with guest, Nicholas Galanin; we’ll talk with Haines writer, Heather Lende, in town for a book signing tomorrow at Hearthside Books; Pete Griffin will be here with details about Saturday’s Tellabration event at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center; and Chris Cairns from NAMI will be here with Sondra Sexton-Jones to talk about Saturday’s International Survivors of Suicide Day.
- Not all staff per diem claim forms have been received, so that figure is likely to rise.
- Instead of Negro, Oriental, Eskimo and Aleut, certain laws will now refer to African Americans, Asian Americans and Alaska Natives.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.