Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts. He’ll talk with Sandy Fortier and Todd Hunt about this Sunday’s Opera Spotlight; we’ll talk with Kim Winnikey about this year’s Atlin Arts & Music Festival; Ricci Adan, Philip Krauter, and Charlotte and Marissa Truitt will be here to highlight this weekend’s JDU Spring Concert; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- A National Weather Service meteorologist says warm ocean temperatures and less sea ice suggest this year's winter could be close to normal.
- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has ordered that Native communities and their traditional ecological knowledge be considered in future federal land management decisions.
- The first marijuana shop in the state has its license to open and it's in Skagway. The Remedy Shoppe must now wait for the state to give the green light to marijuana testing facilities before its shelves are stocked.
- Sen. Dan Sullivan said he is trying to make Congress aware of more than 30 villages that still don't have running water or sewers.