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.
- Juneau musicians Taylor Vidic and Cameron Brockett perform their song "Rolling Stone" during the Alaska Folk Fest Red Carpet Concert
- The pink slips, in all 220, were issued as legislators contend with a $2.5 billion budget deficit, leaving education funding levels for the coming year uncertain.
- Many customers of Alaska telecommunications company GCI will see the cost of their internet service increase next month. Rates for what GCI calls its “No Worries” plan will increase 7 percent to 12 percent. That’s roughly $5 to $10 a month.
- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating how and why a Juneau-bound helicopter ferrying tourists crashed during a glacier excursion. The pilot and six tourists were treated and released at Juneau's hospital with minor injuries.