We’ll hear from filmmaker, Greg Cheney, tonight’s Sound & Motion presenter at UAS. He’ll talk about filming Journey On the Wild Coast, a movie about a 4.000 mile trek up the west coast of British Comumbia and Alaska which was recently shown as part of the traveling Banff film festival. Paul Gardinier, Curator of Exhibits at the Alaska State Museum will bring Fairbanks artist Sandy Gillespie by to tell us about her Frist Friday opening, and Tim Troll will introduce Marty Johnson, a 90-year old former sailboat salmon fisherman who will talk as part of a showing of photographs Troll has assembled of the 150-year history of the Bristol Bay salmon fishery; Players in the Juneau String Ensembles and Juneau Suzuki violin students will tell us about their 7 p.m. Saturday performance at Northern Light United Church, a Fundraiser for their trip to China. We’ll also hear from David D’Amore of the National Forest Service, who will be delivering tonight’s Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Lecture about Southeast Alaska soils research.
- Christopher Strawn testified he walked home with his dog and was going to sleep when Brandon Cook was shot and killed on Oct. 20, 2015.
- Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott both spoke, but is was the 17-year-old keynote speaker who brought the room to its feet with applause and cheers.
- If confirmed, Tara Sweeney would be the first Alaskan to serve in the position. Her nomination has Alaska’s U.S. senators literally cheering.
- The pioneer road being built in West Douglas will be extended another 1.1 miles. This after the Juneau Assembly authorized the use of $600,000 in federal money from a long-dormant dredging project.