We’ll hear from Amanda Chisholm about First Friday at the City Museum, and Saturday’s Coffee & Collections program; we’ll get a preview of Saturday’s Gold Street Music concert, with Mike Truax; Jesse Herman will be here to highlight Saturday’s Radio Auction; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
- Rep. Les Gara wants to make sure state budget cuts don’t fall too heavily on working-class and low-income people. Instead, he wants a new business tax.
- The Legislative Council is seeking advice from a finance expert on what to do about the controversial lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office.
- For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle.