Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with author Colleen Mondor about her new book, Map of My Dead Pilots, prior to her presentation and booksigning tonight at Hearthside Books; we’ll find out about this week’s dance workshops and performance with Melissa Thodos of the Thodos dance troupe; and we’ll learn about upcoming extreme sports events with Craig Brown.
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean finally shows signs of cooling, but the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are still extremely warm. Latest research indicates both phenomenon helped with each other's formation between 2013 and 2015.
- The updated geochemical atlas was an outgrowth of another project. Geologists and surveyors were on a mission to find rare earth elements and minerals that could be strategically important to the country.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.