We’ll get a preview of tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation, Collaborative Research in SE Alaska, with guest Dr. Allison Bidlack, Director of the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center;
Lisa Golisek will be here to highlight youth activities this weekend at the Alaska State Museum;
We’ll get the details about Saturday’s Community Health Fair with organizer Chelsea Fields;
And we’ll talk with Nora Marks Dauenhauer, newly appointed State Writer Laureate for Alaska.
- 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.