In a conversion recorded on Wednesday and aired in two parts on Thursday and Friday, Rebecca Braun of the Alaska Budget Report considers the capital improvements projects budget, a bill to fund immunizations for adults and children, possible adjournment this weekend, and memories of the late-Representative Carl Gatto.
- Juneau police reported five people injured in a four-vehicle accident on Egan Drive at Fred Meyer.
- A state economist said the oil and gas industry is shrinking fast, but it could bottom out soon.
- Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.
- After loss of tax credit payments from the state and construction delays, a Cook Inlet oil company asks for help.