We’ll talk with Toren Ulrickson and Lena Gilbertson about the BBBS School Mentoring Program; Tshimshian carver Abel Ryan will be here to talk about his demonstrations at The Alaska State Museum this weekend; Singer/Songwriter/Nerd Marian Call will be here to highlight her performance tomorrow night at the Rookery; and we’ll talk “Diva” with Frances Field from the Juneau Lyric Opera.
- Kenneth Manzanares, 39, is charged by a federal grand jury with one count of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, also 39, aboard the Emerald Princess cruise ship in Southeast Alaska.
- The federal government is moving forward with its review of Hilcorp's proposal to drill offshore for oil in the Arctic.
- A series of promising oil discoveries and a recent move by the Trump administration mean the vast, remote National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is about to get a lot more controversial.
- Details are emerging slowly on the fire at the Peter Pan Seafoods processing plant in Port Moller. The 100-year-old plant caught fire late Tuesday night, and the blaze continued to burn Wednesday. The full scope of the damage is still unclear, but witnesses say it is extensive.