We’ll find out about the upcoming hockey season with Michelle Kaelke from the Juneau Douglas Ice Association;
Matt & Rachel DeSpain will be here to highlight this Saturday’s ZipFest;
We’ll talk to Jackie Manning, from the Alaska State Museum, about this year’s Alaska Positive;
And John Venables will give us the details about Friday’s Wickersham Day Parade.
- 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.