Julie Staveland and Lori Klein from the UAS Student Resource Center will update us on activities during orientation week on the Juneau campus;
John Palmes will be here to highlight this weekend’s Harmony Singing Workshop to be held Saturday evening at 7 at Resurrection Lutheran Church;
Michael King & Cindy Burchfield, from the Alaskan Brewing Company, will be here to talk about their Baltic Porter release;
And Noah Jenkins from the Juneau Fire Department will tell us about this year’s Fill the Boot program as firemen collect money to help children with muscular dystrophy at locations around Juneau this afternoon and Saturday.
- In a statement, Triem wrote she was especially thankful to her "fellow millennials who had faith in me to represent their interests, priorities, and approach to our community, its challenges and sustainable future."
- If you live anywhere in the country with a sales tax, the online retailer Amazon collects it – except in Alaska. Some in Alaska want to see changes that would affect Amazon and other online sellers.
- More than 5,000 people may come to the Fairbanks area over the next four years as part of the move to base two squadrons of F-35 fighters at Eielson Air Force Base. The latest estimate announced Monday is well above the previous estimate of 3,500. The bigger population increase is expected to place a greater burden on local services.