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 Census Bureau designates languages for translation based on its estimates for speakers who have limited English proficiency.
- “The world has lost another luminary.” That’s how the Sealaska Heritage Institute began a message announcing the death of Clarissa Rizal at age 60.
- An Alaskan has joined President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team. The Trump team has selected former state senator Jerry Ward as its liaison to the 500-plus federally recognized tribes.
- "I think it's really fun to get a chance to meet the governor and to eat cookies," said Michelle Weaver.