Today Jill Weitz will be on Annie on the Spot to discuss her event “Eat, Drink & Vote,” Alaska Top to Bottom’s final push to secure votes in the Outside Magazine Adventure Grant Competition happening tonight at the Hangar. The team of Christina Vasquez, AJ Peters and Weitz is competing for $10,000 to support their idealized Alaskan adventure of hiking, biking, and paddling from Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Ocean back down to Juneau.
The group is roughly 300 votes down, and invites everyone to the Hangar tonight, to have dinner and vote for the team. Party starts at 6:00 and they have the upstairs reserved until 9:00.
Click here to vote for “Alaska Top to Bottom” and tune in at 4:45 to hear Jill on KXLL.
- Lawmakers will take their first look Friday at a bill changing the Alaska State Council on the Arts from an agency to a public corporation.
- A unanimous Juneau Planning Commission approved the first phase of the Pederson Hill subdivision, clearing a major hurdle for the city's housing initiative. Now it will be up to the Juneau Assembly to decide how it will offload the 86 lots.
- Alaskans would pay more in property taxes if the state government cuts the amount it pays to offset the debt to build schools.
- The stations at issue include KINY AM Juneau and KGTW FM Ketchikan.