We’ll talk with Paul Rosenthal and Jessalyn Rintala about classical concerts offered during this year’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival; Stacey Poulson will be here to highlight upcoming activities at the Nugget Mall; Kathy Calvin, tonight’s Juneau World Affairs council speaker, will talk about Alaska and the United Nations; Lucy Merrill will be here with details about Saturday’s concert by the Celebration Handbell Ringers; and we’ll learn about Bigfoot and other Lost Souls, opening this week at Perseverance Theatre.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.
- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has ordered that Native communities and their traditional ecological knowledge be considered in future federal land management decisions.
- The first marijuana shop in the state has its license to open and it's in Skagway. The Remedy Shoppe must now wait for the state to give the green light to marijuana testing facilities before its shelves are stocked.
- Sen. Dan Sullivan said he is trying to make Congress aware of more than 30 villages that still don't have running water or sewers.