Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Scott Carlee, Curator of the State Museum, about his recent Museums Alaska award and four openings which will take place at the State Museum this Friday, November 4; we’ll learn about Hospice, the law, and end of life issues with guests, Vance Sanders, Hal Geiger, and Judith Morley; Hal will comment on a recent book written in Juneau, When You’re Not Here. Dave McKenna, JDHS Head Hockey Coach, will be here to spotlight the season which starts Friday night against Delta Junction; and we’ll find out about the school district’s energy conservation program, with guest, Adrianne Schwartz, the Juneau School District’s Energy Education Specialist.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.