Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, our host Amanda Compton will talk with Rich Moniak and students that are in Juneau as Muslim Student Ambassadors, Beth Weigel will be in to let us know about Discovery Days with Discovery Southeast, and we’ll learn about this week at Eaglecrest.
That, Writers Almanac, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- The Tazlina is the first of two new Alaska Class ferries that the Ketchikan Vigor Alaska shipyard is building for the state. Its two halves are complete and welded together, and shipyard workers are busy getting interior spaces done.
- The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.
- The U.S. Department of Labor says the state ferry system is violating the Family and Medical Leave Act. It's filed a civil complaint in federal court.
- Formerly bankrupt Miller Energy Resources and its subsidiaries want cash-credit payments its owed, frozen until lawsuit is resolved.