On Monday, July 3, a statue of William Seward will be dedicated in front of the Capitol Building in downtown Juneau. Who was William Seward? Find out this Monday evening for a radio special, featuring a panel of guests who will talk about the former U. S. Secretary of State, Governor of New York, and key player in the purchase of Alaska from Russia.
Tune in at 7, this Monday at 7, during Focus on Community on KTOO, 104.3 FM, and learn about William Seward.
- Duff Mitchell has a big vision for a small rectangular plot in downtown Juneau. He envisions it as the future site for a district heating facility.
- The event was intended to be a victory lap for Murkowski and Young, who were at the Anchorage Petroleum Club speaking about successfully opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil development.
- Ketchikan independent Rep. Dan Ortiz, introduced House Concurrent Resolution 19, which calls for Gov. Bill Walker to “issue an administrative order recognizing a ‘linguistic emergency'" for Alaska Native languages.
- Sixteen senators voted yes to SJR4, which urges Congress to exempt legally obtained walrus, mammoth and mastodon ivory from other laws that ban ivory.