An exhibit featuring the work of over two dozen photographers will open this First Friday in the hallways of the KTOO Building. The artists, members of the Alaska Photographic Arts Association, are well-known in the capital city for their variety of styles, from abstract to landscape. The show will open on Friday, May 3rd, from 4:30 to 6:30 and will continue to be on display during business hours during the month of May.
- The table was set for awkwardness. Murkowski was placed one senator away from the president, on his left. West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito was just as near, on his right side. She is another senator who said “no” to repealing the ACA without a replacement. Between her and the president: Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, an early critic of the Senate health care bill.
- A state official estimates the latest rating downgrades could cost the state an extra $5 million to $6 million over 20 years on a $100 million transportation bond issuance.
- A state law makes legislators immune to arrests for misdemeanors while the Legislature is in session. The Legislature has been out of session since July 16 for the first time since the incident.
- Avista has owned Juneau's electric utility for the past four years.