Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Dixie Belcher and Kathy Hill from Turning the Tides, about two talks next week by author Albert Bates,whom they hope will kick off an effort to build community greenhouses in Juneau; we’ll talk sailing in Juneau with Ruth Kostik and Sean Bailey of Southeast Alaska Sailing; Kathy Ruddy and Lorrain Dieter will be here to highlight the dozen artist-decorated whales’ tails which will form the Whales’ Tail trail as a fundraiser for The Whale Project; and we’ll find out about high school graduation activities from Christie Berger, counsellor at Yakoosge Daakahidi Alternative High School, Ryan Alsip, Principal of JDHS, and Dan Larson, Principal at TMHS.
- Greg Salard, formerly of Wrangell, was ordered to spend the next 20 years in prison and pay a $25,000 fine.
- “Part of this funding is set aside to address the needs that the president saw firsthand when he visited coastal communities in Alaska that are seeing their homelands eroding into the ocean at a rapid pace," said Deputy Interior Secretary Mike Connor.
- Gastineau Humane Society called the dog aggressive and not a viable candidate for adoption. The Juneau couple wishes they’d been notified before the dog was put down.
- Dan Henry, also operator of the Skagway Fish Co., said he would make a decision about his future with the Skagway Borough Assembly after he returns home.