Director Flordelino Lagundino, and artists David Walker and Teresa Bush provide a preview of this year’s Wearable Arts Extravaganza during Thursday’s program. Alysia Jones and Victoria Brown from the City Museum tells us about this year’s 12 x 12 exhibit and a class for youth. MJ Grande from the City Library system reads to us and invites us to Storytime at the library, and Nancy Decherney of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council provides a preview of arts and entertainment events around Juneau over the next week. Matt Miller guest hosts.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.