We’ll learn about the Alaska Vocational Resource Training Center, with guest Kevin Araki;
Odette Edgar will be here to highlight Saturday’s new England Barn Dance;
We’ll talk to Patrick Van Pool, from Sequence Boardshop about Saturday’s Skate Competition;
And Ross Silkman, Executive Director of the Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines, will bring us up to date on the contests and races available at this year’s fair.
- The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.