Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore guest hosts. We’ll find out about the Climbing Wall at the Zach Gordon Youth Center, with guest, Dylan Miller; Ken Fix will be here to highlight tonight’s film at the Planetarium, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL; Kathy Ruddy, from Juneau Jazz & Classics, will be here with news about their upcoming event, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN; Carin Smolin, Career Technical Education Coordiinator, will be here to talk about the after school classes available to JSD high school students that start next month.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.