Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. We’ll get the details on pre-engineering courses at UAS with Assistant Professor of Engineering Lori Sowa, who coordinates the program, and from Max Martell, one of the students in the pre-engineering program; we’ll hear about the Sitka Soup, a newspaper and website run by Will Swagell, and hear The Bight Before Christmas, Will’s Sitka version of the classical Christmas poem set for fishermen in Alaskan waters, now available in book form from local booksellers, and we’ll talk with local guitarist Dan Hopson about his musical career and new Solo Classical Guitar CD.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."
- Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening this year ahead of schedule.
- Alaska and British Columbia signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday expected to increase the state’s role in transboundary mine decisions.
- New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.