We’ll talk with Howard Weaver, in town to sign copies of his new book, Write Hard, Die Free, and to speak for the World Affairs Council – both tonight at the Nugget Mall; MK McNaughton will update us on the One Million Bones project; Eric Borass will fill us in on Trail Mix activities; and we’ll get a preview on next month’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival.
- In a statement, Triem wrote she was especially thankful to her "fellow millennials who had faith in me to represent their interests, priorities, and approach to our community, its challenges and sustainable future."
- If you live anywhere in the country with a sales tax, the online retailer Amazon collects it – except in Alaska. Some in Alaska want to see changes that would affect Amazon and other online sellers.
- More than 5,000 people may come to the Fairbanks area over the next four years as part of the move to base two squadrons of F-35 fighters at Eielson Air Force Base. The latest estimate announced Monday is well above the previous estimate of 3,500. The bigger population increase is expected to place a greater burden on local services.