We’ll talk Averyl Veliz about her solo show at the
Alaska State Museum, opening this coming First Friday; we’ll talk with Bruce Botelho and Lee Otterholt about this weekend’s Folk Dance workshops – and Elfrida Nord & Dale Wygant about this Saturday’s Scandinavian Dance; photographer Michael Penn will be here with a preview of tonight’s Wildlife Wednesday presentation; we’ll find out the details about Thunder Mountain High School’s performances of Grease; and Russ Stevens will be here to talk about the Juneau Combat Sports Academy’s Friday events.
- This year's Wearable Art show featured more than 30 entries, including a controversial one that won third place amid outcry over cultural appropriation.
- Doctors have confirmed the presence of mumps in Juneau for the first time in more than two decades. Juneau Public Health Center nurse manager Alison Gaines says there has been one confirmed case of the disease in Juneau as of Thursday.
- The state-sponsored corporation working to advance a major gas line project is opening a field office in Nikiski. It will be the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.'s third satellite office.
- Douglas resident Sara Hannan has filed a letter of intent to run for Alaska House District 33. That’s the seat currently held by Democratic Rep. Sam Kito III.