The small Czech village of Lidice was brutally burned and buried as the village men, women, and children were separated and sent to prison death camps on this tragic day of June 9th of 1942. The statue of the Lidice children and the nearby rose garden honors the children’s memory and stands as a tribute to harmony and companionship. You are invited overcome sadness and cruelty with music of peace and friendship on Crosscurrents, 6/9 at 8 a.m.
- The Juneau Access Project envisions 50 more miles of road up Lynn Canal to a ferry terminal closer to the road system. It has divided the Juneau community for decades and faces significant opposition from other southeast cities including Haines and Skagway. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker pulled the plug on the $574 million project last month.
- The Juneau Assembly heard more than 90 minutes of testimony from dozens of residents including merchants, social workers and homeless people themselves who all agreed on one thing: Juneau has a serious homeless problem. But speakers had radically different viewpoints.
- President Trump indicated that potential deals between the pipeline companies and the federal government would be renegotiated, with the goal of allowing construction to move forward.
- The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office will not pursue timber sales at controversial sites in Petersburg and Ketchikan – at least for now.