He’ll talk with Barb Maier, Hannah Nell, and Averi Cokeley, participants in the Perseverance Theatre – UAS Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous program opening performances Friday;
Greg Fiske and Sally Schlichting, members of the board of the newly-founded Capital City Marketing Coop will bring us up to date on their exploration of a cooperative grocery store in Juneau;
Friends of Recycling’s Margo Knuth will announce a Thursday night meeting explaining how Juneau-ites can take themselves off the mailing lists for unwanted catalogs and phone books;
And, Kara Nelson, board member of Haven House, will update us on their quest for a 6-person shelter to house and support women coming out of prison in a faith-based environment.
- Young says he sympathizes with the 9/11 victims, but says the law allowing them to sue Saudi Arabia threatens national security and the safety of Americans deployed abroad.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.