We’ll talk with Dr. Monica Osborne of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Pepperdine University and Sol Neely of UAS about Dr. Osborne’s presentation as the final event of the Transgenerational Suffering Symposium which has run throughout April at UAS;
Kim Naylor from the Juneau Douglas City Museum will be here along with Alicia Jones, a board member of the Juneau Douglas Little Threater Group to tell us about tomorrow’s Coffee and Collections presentation; The Little Theater is collaborating with the museum to identify members of the acting company in photos and playbills from the group’s 50 years of presenting drama to Juneau;
We’ll meet the McCrea Sisters, this year’s Alaska Folk Festival Dance Artists, and Caroline Oakley, Folk Fest Guest Dance Caller;
We’ll also hear a special edition of Bird Note featuring students from Gustavus, as well as Writer’s Almanac and music from the Folk Fest guest artists.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.
- Gone are the days of throwing explosives from the air. AELP's avalanche crews trigger slides using a Daisybell, dangling about 150 feet from a helicopter. This is a cheaper -- and safer -- solution.
- Centrist and hard-line Republicans have come out against the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. If it fails, it would be a major defeat for President Trump and Speaker Ryan.