He’ll talk with Barb Maier, Hannah Nell, and Averi Cokeley, participants in the Perseverance Theatre – UAS Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous program opening performances Friday;
Greg Fiske and Sally Schlichting, members of the board of the newly-founded Capital City Marketing Coop will bring us up to date on their exploration of a cooperative grocery store in Juneau;
Friends of Recycling’s Margo Knuth will announce a Thursday night meeting explaining how Juneau-ites can take themselves off the mailing lists for unwanted catalogs and phone books;
And, Kara Nelson, board member of Haven House, will update us on their quest for a 6-person shelter to house and support women coming out of prison in a faith-based environment.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.
- Gastineau Community School has been renamed Sayéik Gastineau Community School. The Juneau School Board voted unanimously to add the traditional Tlingit name, which loosely translates to “spirit helper.”
- 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.