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.
- One of three independent candidates running for the Sealaska Board of Directors withdrew from the race this week. Shareholders will find out the results of the election tomorrow at the annual meeting in Wrangell.
- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has put out a draft of the final environmental review of the in-state gas pipeline project.
- The grant money comes from the Department of Energy and is part of a larger award to support innovation in marine energy generation.
- At least 73 people have reportedly fallen ill aboard the Zaandam following an outbreak of norovirus on the Holland America cruise ship. It's the second reported outbreak of norovirus this year on a cruise ship in Alaska.