Dixie Hood will bring us up to date on the happenings in her Valley Library group Write for Your Life; Pat Race and Lou Logan will announce the July 26 deadline for submission to the August 2 JMP short Juneau film festival; we’ll find out about summer sailing opportunities from Ruth Kostik of Southeast Alaska Sailing; and we’ll hear Marc Wheeler’s Mudrooms presentation from this past Spring.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.
- The aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights, were visible in much of Southeast Alaska late Wednesday and early Thursday. Share your Northern Lights photos with us.