Andy Kline hosted and talked to Katie Chapman, Carolyn Marsalis and Robyn Priest (both from Austin, TX) of NAMI about this weekend’s Symposium on Wellness;
Tristan Knutson-Lombardo from SAIL and Katie Chapman discussed this Saturday’s Run, Walk & Roll Fundraiser;
Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell spoke about a drive to encourage voter registration;
We got an update on Saturday’s Evening of Worship;
And Nancy DeCherney was here with Arts Up.
- Gov. Bill Walker put a hold on an administrative order he issued in February, saying he needed more stakeholder feedback.
- Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to celebrate the opening of a newly completed Huna Tribal House and the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. But not everyone could make it. Tribal members and elected officials were stuck at the Juneau International Airport.
- "We’re all expecting to see this fiscal contraction and a reduction in economic indicators. But the reality is that what’s going on at the state level hasn’t hit the communities yet. It hasn’t hit Juneau yet," local analyst Meilani Schijvens says.
- Scattered throughout Alaska are hundreds of pieces of land that have been transferred to Alaska Native Corporations by the federal government.Some came with contamination. Getting them cleaned up has been a decades long process, and a new report catalogs those contaminated sites, but leaves some questions about who will orchestrate cleanup – and when.