UAS will drop in on us to talk about the events at Family Day on the UAS campus Sunday; Lauren Brooks will fill us in in the AEYC Celebrity Read-A-Thon scheduled for Saturday afteroon; We’ll hear about the African Library Project from Susan Hickey of Hearthside Books; Megan Gregory from SEARHC and NAMI’s Christopher Cairns will explain the upcoming Walk For Life event; Kate Walters will tell us about the ORCA Cruise; and Jess Brown, Teen Health Advocate with the Zach Gordon Youth Center will bring us up to speed on the Hershey’s Track and Field Meet, coming up May 26.
- Officer Smith says that the anti-camping ordinance would allow him to focus on the type of sleepers who are attracting the most complaints but not everyone sleeping downtown.
- The four leaders say removing campers from downtown district can be done in “a humane and compassionate” way by establishing a campsite elsewhere.
- KTOO is carrying live NPR coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45 president of the United States beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. The event’s being held at U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
- The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.