Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
He’ll talk with Odette Edgar about this weekend’s Community Garden Harvest Festival;
Nicole Hallingstad & Ruth Johnson will be here to highlight Saturday’s Beat The Odds Race Against Cancer;
we’ll learn about an upcoming Hospice Bereavement group, with guests Elaine Schroeder, who will facilitate the group and Laura Dameron, who’s handling signups and administration.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.