Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-FM Ken Fix is your host:
We’ll talk with Kyle Pickett about this weekend’s Juneau Symphony concerts;
We’ll get a preview of this Friday’s Audible Art of Place with Ernestine Hayes;
We’ll get the scoop about this weekend’s JUMP Society Film Festival with Aaron Suring;
We’ll find out about tonight’s Alaska Food Policy Council’s Town Hall Meeting with Darren Sneider and Sarah Lewis;
And Matt Lillard will be here to talk about the current ski conditions at Eaglecrest.
- 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.