The actor James Arness, best known for his portrayal of the stalwart Marshal Matt Dillon on the television series “Gunsmoke”, was born on this date in 1923. Gavin and Wyatt join Marshall Dillon as they patrol the streets of Dodge City while John pays tribute to the Arness role of Marshall Dillon with a lawman – gunslinger – outlaw soundtrack. There is no need to “get out of Dodge” when you celebrate the James Arness birthday on Crosscurrents, 5/26 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.