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 National Endowment for the Arts has named a Chilkat weaver from Juneau as one of its nine National Heritage Fellows. Anna Brown Ehlers, 62, has been recognized for her mastery of this challenging art form that's specific to Southeast Alaska and parts of British Columbia.
- The state Legislature's conference committee cut $8 million from the University of Alaska's budget on Wednesday, a softer blow than the nearly $22 million reduction proposed by the state Senate.
- “Real Boy” is the story of a trangender youth who is building a career as a musician in the Bay Area of California. The film was directed by Shaleece Haas, a former news intern at KCAW in Sitka.
- Gov. Jay Inslee called a third special session Wednesday and demanded that House Democrats and Senate Republicans get to the table and get a deal.