Doctor Andrew Trites of the North Pacific Universities Marine Mammal Research Consortium talks about their second killer whale survey that’s now underway and runs through March 7. Trites says they want help from fishermen, recreational boaters, and charter operators to track and document the activity of killer whales in Alaska.Related Link: Killer whale survey
- Division analysts emphasized that the projections aren’t precise. But at least they give lawmakers an objective source of information.
- Juneau musicians Taylor Vidic and Cameron Brockett perform their song "Rolling Stone" during the Alaska Folk Fest Red Carpet Concert
- The pink slips, in all 220, were issued as legislators contend with a $2.5 billion budget deficit, leaving education funding levels for the coming year uncertain.
- Many customers of Alaska telecommunications company GCI will see the cost of their internet service increase next month. Rates for what GCI calls its “No Worries” plan will increase 7 percent to 12 percent. That’s roughly $5 to $10 a month.