An exhibit featuring the work of over two dozen photographers will open this First Friday in the hallways of the KTOO Building. The artists, members of the Alaska Photographic Arts Association, are well-known in the capital city for their variety of styles, from abstract to landscape. The show will open on Friday, May 3rd, from 4:30 to 6:30 and will continue to be on display during business hours during the month of May.
- Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg heard oral arguments in a lawsuit on the issue. He said he’ll try to reach a decision as quickly as he can.
- Walker said he has spoken several times with U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, whose vote could help determine the bill’s fate.
- State transportation crews are removing political campaign signs along state rights-of-way. Alaska law largely forbids signs anywhere visible from the roadway.
- The University of Alaska is offering up 400 acres of its Haines-area land for timber harvest. The timing of the university’s decision was motivated by a conversation happening at the local level. The Haines Planning Commission is considering whether to restrict resource extraction in the Mud Bay area.