Andy Kline guest-hosted and spoke to Scott Griffiths and Jordan and Sophia of the Glacier Swim Club, Alysia Jones and Richard Carstenson about the City Museum’s solo artist show and Coffee and Collections, Lou Logan from the Jump Film Society talked about the JUMP Society’s Winter Showcase, and Nancy DeCherney gave us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up. Plus Writers’ Almanac, National Native News, music and more.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries