Pat Moore hosts. He’ll speak with Samia Savell from the Juneau Field Office of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service about the Seasonal High Tunnel temporary greenhouse cost sharing program; Steve Kocsis will highlight tonight’s Planetarium presentation on the Northern Lights, Science & Art; Fairbanks-based author Ross Coen will tell us about his latest book, Breaking Ice for Arctic Oil: The Epic Voyage of the SS Manhatten Through the Northwest Passage – Ross will be in town Wednesday to sign his books at Heritage Bookstore; and Alysia Jones and Marie Darlin from the City Museum will announce the Juneau History Grant Application program – applications available now and due June 29.
- Project coordinator Katharine Heumann said the decision came after hearing criticism of the proposal from Travel Juneau and members of the community.
- Wednesday is the first day of school for about 4,700 students across Juneau.
- Eight buoy tenders and their crews from Alaska, British Columbia, and the Pacific Northwest are in Juneau this week for the annual Buoy Tender Roundup and Olympics.
- The commercial harvest for Dungeness crab in Southeast Alaska this summer was the lowest in several decades. But it might not be a complete bust. The harvest numbers only tell part of the story.