Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday is a sign of hope for many in the African-American community. President Biden signed a bill into law on June 17, making Juneteenth the 11th federal holiday and the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was created in 1983.
Anchorage will likely see wet weather in the first part of the day tomorrow, but clearing will provide a nicer Saturday afternoon.A larger and more widespread rain event happens Sunday as a storm surges in from the Pacific, bringing rain to the region and state. This is going to mean cooler day temps for Father’s Day and Summer Solstice. Just because the sun may be hidden by clouds, we’ll still see our longest day.
After taking almost five months to pass an incomplete budget with a $525 Permanent Fund dividend, a legislative committee approved retroactive per diem payments for the ongoing 30-day special session in Juneau.