We’ll talk to with UAS Commencement Speaker and former General Manager of KTOO, Charlie Northrip;
We’ll get a preview of this weekend’s Femme Fatale Drag show, a benefit for the 4 A’s;
Author Tom Walker will be here to tell us about his new book, The Seventymile Kid;
Greg Burger will be here with notes about this weekend’s Full Circle Music 23rd Annual Student Music Recital.
And we’ll talk with quilter Carol Suring about her First Friday show at the Alaska Robotics Gallery.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
- One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
- President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.