Tune into the Alaska Identity Project on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Host Adrien Lopez will first interview Danny Consenstein, State Executive Director for the Alaska Farm Service Agency, USDA (7:00 – 7:30 PM). In the second half of the show, she’ll talk with Linnea Osborne and Carl Brodersen, board members of the Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial (ACFM), about the upcoming Blessing of the Fleet event on Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Juneau (7:30 – 8:00 PM).
With U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan’s help, the Water Resources Development Act has passed the U.S. Senate, inching Nome closer to the possibility of an Arctic deep draft port. The act will bring $1.4 billion dollars to new water infrastructure over the next five years.
Cabinet members and high-ranking science advisors from 25 governments will convene on the White House tomorrow to discuss the Arctic. It’s billed as the first-ever White House Arctic Science Ministerial.
KRNN launches it’s sixth Spotlight Series season with a special performance by Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer on October 5th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Gold Town Nickelodeon, show starts promptly at 7 p.m.
Internationally-acclaimed, indie-folk songwriter duo from the San Juan Islands, Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer are thrilled to return to Juneau for this special performance. Together, their exceptional vocal harmonies coupled with Fer’s pioneering electric guitar work have become a vehicle to carry them around the world, sharing stages with fellow troubadours including Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Gregory Alan Isakov, Kelly Joe Phelps, Birds of Chicago and many others.
Tickets are $15 in advance at the station and online, $18 at the door.