Brian Bezenek of the National Weather Service office in Juneau provides some details about their forecast of snow and the winter weather advisory that has been posted for Juneau and vicinity starting on Friday evening, while Barbara Lindh of Eaglecrest Ski Area says all that fresh snow will come in handy for a variety of events this weekend.
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.
- Inuit leaders and organizations from Canada have been lobbying the U.S. for the last year. Polar bear sport hunting is an important industry to the Inuit economy.