Ukulele High Wizard Jake Shimabukuro was in the KXLL studio prior to playing to a packed house in Juneau, and I got him to do Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” LIVE!!!! Holy crap! Listen to the interview and the song here!
- The Republican-led Senate majority is more focused on cutting spending to close the state’s budget deficit than the new mostly Democratic House majority or independent Gov. Bill Walker.
- Alaska Native carvers and weavers say they're worried about the future of yellow cedar.
- Mark Anthony De Simone is accused of shooting 34-year-old Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales twice in the back of the head in May 2016.
- The Alaska Marine Highway has seen deep funding and service cuts as the state deals with a massive budget deficit. With the money running low, what are the system’s prospects during this year’s legislative session?