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.
- A new weather station installed on Mt. Ripinsky last month is now relaying data on weather conditions that could help hikers, climbers and skiers prepare for bad weather -- especially avalanches.
- Kids attending the Homer Folk School learn everything from making apple juice to building kayaks.
- Bethel has made more than a quarter of a million dollars from its 12 percent sales tax on alcohol since legal alcohol sales began in April.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.