Boomy! The KXLL Boombox Robot can pick up objects in a rudimentary fashion, make an amazing dirty martini, and plays KXLL – Excellent Radio at an inappropriately loud volume! Boomy loves the radio as much as artificial intelligence allows, and if you try to take it away from him he will exercise his prime directive and eliminate you with his lasers. WE LOVE BOOMY!!
- The PFD veto of $666 million covered a little more than a fifth of the budget gap.
- The CEO of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority stepped down on Monday. Jeff Jessee served as CEO for 21 years. According to a press release from the organization, he is transitioning to a new role ahead of his planned retirement in three years.
- The Alaska State Commission for Human Rights is the state’s anti-discrimination agency. In 2011, a legislative audit found that the agency wasn’t doing its job. Five years later, the agency is still trying to move forward.