A preview of the arts and entertainment events happening around Juneau over the next week. Also coming up on Saturday, November 9th is the Bishop Kenny Memorial Auction that is the principal fundraiser for Perseverance Theatre’s actor salary fund. Various prizes are up for auction and the Thunder Mountain Big Band will be playing at the Twisted Fish restaurant from 6:30 until 10 p.m.Related Link: Tickets for the Bishop Kenny Memorial Auction
- “I don’t know if the gravity really is hitting everybody, but we’ve been arguing for recognition since statehood, and under this administration the attorney general has provided an opinion that, yes, tribes do exist, that we have inherent sovereignty,” said Richard Peterson, president of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
For third time in 2 years, state officials cite Skagway Assemblyman for financial disclosure violationsHenry’s checkered candidate disclosure record was discovered when he pleaded guilty to federal tax crimes in early 2016. Henry hadn’t paid income tax for a number of years.
- Studies suggest most of the people coming to the area with the warplanes will likely offset a decrease in the Fairbanks-area population from cuts in funding for state agencies and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
- BP isn't disputing that the incidents took place. The company has already taken extreme steps to address the issue.