Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. We’ll find out about Layers of Change: The Sitka Choose Respect Mural Project, a documentary of a community creating a mural which will airs tonight at 8 on 360 North TV; Emily Wall will be here with a preview of her Wildlife Wednesday presentation tomorrow; we’ll feature Laurie Scandling’s presentation from the February Mudrooms event; and we’ll find out about this afternoon’s Poetry Out Loud event from three high school students who pariticipated in the competition: Carson Barnes, Christopher Simms, and Raphael Sales, along with faculty member and event organizer Kristin Gerot from Thunder Mountain High School.
- 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.