Pat Moore hosts. We’ll hear Beth Weigel’s Mudroom presentation from last season; Jack Gregson, past president of the Juneau Amateur Radio Club, will give us details of this weekend’s ham radio Field Day – the club will set up an elaborate temporary amateur radio station at Hagevig Fire Training Center and operate it for 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 Sunday morning, using emergency power to talk to as many other Field Day stations set up around the nation and across Canada; and Nancy deCherney will make sure we have a clear take on this weekend’s Juneau arts scene with Arts Up!
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.