Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host a segment observing the sinking of the Titanic; we’ll meet Tony Mates, Guest Dance caller for the 38th Annual Alaska Folk Festival; and we’ll talk with author Mary Albanese, in town on Sunday at Hearthside Books to sign copies of her book, Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon.
- Alaska Republicans will pick their preferred presidential candidate March 1. Democrats will hold caucuses across the state on March 26.
- Anchorage-based singer-songwriter Sophia Street and James Goodreau dropped into KTOO’s arts room to play a Red Carpet Concert.
- A bill to break up the FAA and privatize the nation’s air traffic controllers cleared the Transportation Committee in the U.S. House Thursday night.
- "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.