On this day in 1907, Katherine Hepburn, who was a smart and sophisticated woman playing intelligent and independent characters in both comic and dramatic roles, was born in Hartford Connecticut. Gavin and Wyatt dream about taking a small nap with their esteemed lady as John decides about producing a radio show for this elegant woman. We hope you can join their tribute to Katherine Hepburn on Crosscurrents, 5/12 at 8 a.m.
- 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.