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.
- Several weeks ago, the financing fell through on a plan to bring the “Akutan,” a floating fish processing vessel, to Kuskokwim Bay. Fishermen in the coastal community of Quinhagak have nowhere to sell their catch for the second summer in a row. Many in the village are now struggling to make ends meet.
- The Juneau Assembly voted 6-3 to reaffirm its commitment to combating climate change. Opponents argued against interjecting into a national debate.
- The Utah man accused of killing his wife aboard a cruise ship in Southeast Alaska is scheduled to appear for an arraignment hearing 10 a.m. Wednesday.
- More than 50 pilots and flight attendants picketed Monday afternoon in front of Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage. Their goal was to call on Alaska Airlines management to give them what they view as fairer wages and benefits.