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Around town for Friday, March 6

...463-5690.Dan Hopson's classical guitar, 7-9 p.m., Baranof Hotel, 127 N. Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.Sit in With the Band, 9:30 p.m., Rendezvous. Every First Friday.The Deer Brothers, 10 p.m., at McGivneys
Road to be closed for Friday rally

A rally for the Association for the Education of Young Children will block off parts of Fourth Street downtown on Friday. The event will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the steps of the Capitol building. Fourth Street between Main...
Restored film about Yup'ik dancing continues statewide tour 2006."Drums" started its statewide tour of Alaska last fall with several showings in Anchorage and Seward. On Friday the film will be shown as part of the Festival of Native Arts on March 6 at the UA Museum of the North in Fairbanks. Other...
Historic Preservation Fund grant application period closes Friday

The Office of History & Archaeology will be accepting grant applications for 2015 historic preservation projects from certified local governments through Friday, March 6.
Alaska delegation splits on Homeland Security funding extension in order to allow debate to continue in the House.The Senate approved the longer-term extension on Friday, the House on Tuesday.In a statement, Murkowski said she is "incredibly concerned" about the president's "executive...
State, federal regulators ban Ketchikan eulachon fishing

...closed to commercial, personal-use and subsistence harvesting of the small Pacific smelt.The closure took effect Friday.The Department of Fish and Game in an announcement says all eulachon returning to District 1 during 2015 will be needed...
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...Health and Social Services, nixed Gov. Bill Walker's attempt at Medicaid expansion from the department's budget Friday.The committee "denied all requests related to Medicaid expansion," subcommittee Chair Rep. Dan Saddler said at the beginning...
Empire Editorial: $1 per tank would buy a working ferry system

On Friday, the Alaska House Finance subcommittee on the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities finalized its adjustments to Gov...
Canada border hours worry Hyder residents

...overnight closure of the Canada border will hurt safety and the local economy.The Canada Border Services Agency said Friday the new hours would be 8 a.m. to midnight daily for the border between Hyder and the British Columbia town of Stewart...
Roller skates, figure skates and ring dates

...different, sporting events, and the Alaska Beatdown will feature a matchup between Ketchikan and Juneau fighters on Friday.The Juneau Rollergirls will host an intersquad roller derby bout Saturday at Centennial Hall and the Juneau Skating Club...


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