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.
- 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