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.
- Alaska’s mariculture industry is in its infancy, compared with other regions of the world, but it has the potential to be much larger — maybe worth as much as $1 billion within three decades.
- The skies above the Interior and Southcentral Alaska will get a lot busier starting next week, when Northern Edge 2017 gets under way. It’ll be the biggest military-training exercise to be held this year in Alaska.
- Police in Anchorage have determined that a single person was responsible for a wave of killings over the summer.
- Unionized pilots at Alaska Airlines and recently acquired Virgin America pulled off a virtual barrel roll Wednesday to get management's attention. The union complains that talks to combine both pilot groups under what they hope will be a more generous joint contract aren't moving fast enough.