Pat Moore will host. We’ll find out about Friday night’s Ball in honor of Alaska Day, with singer, Alaska’s Kit and Doug Bridges, sax player with Kit and the Kaboodles, the band who’ll play for the event; Keith Butler, Chief Chemist with the Milan Army Munitions Plant in Milan, TN, will be here with a preview of his talk tonight on Military Explosives; we’ll hear an update on the Alaska Federation of Natives meetings being held this week in Anchorage; and Nancy DeCherney will be here with news and views about local activities during Arts Up.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.