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.
- U.S. Lisa Murkowski delivers her address at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, to the Alaska Legislature Joint Session.
- Sitka author Brendan Jones has won a statewide award for his book “The Alaskan Laundry.” Created in 1994, the Alaskana Award recognizes one work of fiction or nonfiction that gives “significant contributions to the understanding of Alaska, exhibiting originality and depth of research and knowledge.”
- One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.
- District 38 state Rep. Zach Fansler laid out his position on proposed taxes, the governor’s opioid disaster declaration, changes to oil and gas subsidies, and more Friday during a live KYUK call-in show with constituents.