Today at 3 on KTOO-FM, we’ll find out about a new writing group in town, with guest, Jennifer Walker; we’ll talk with the director of a new surfing movie, SPLNTERS, showing next week at the Gold Town; Ed Buyarski talks about the Gardening Conerence in Haines; and we’ll learn about this week at Eaglecrest.
- 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.