Because organizers weren’t sure how many people would be here, there were only 11,000 cookies. Usually there would be roughly 15,000.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy hosted an open house at the governor’s mansion Tuesday. The event was an opportunity for Juneauites to meet the governor and first lady in their home, as well as sample a few cookies.
“It really says that our government, our house, the people’s house is accessible. And it’s our chance to be accessible in a pretty big way and for people to really enjoy the house that belongs to them,” says Governor Sean Parnell.