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.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.
- Senate Bill 91 is one of the most hotly debated bills of the session.
- "A one candidate shift I don’t think it’ll make a difference. But five? That could make a difference," said GOP chairman Peter Goldberg regarding Donald Trump's delegate count.
- When the second phase of the project is complete next year, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan will all be able to accommodate four Panamax ships at once.