Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
He’ll talk with Dr. Brian Vander Naald, UAS Professor of Economics, about Natural Resource Economics;
We’ll find out about the DocFest at the Gold Town Theatre when Colette comes in to let us know about this series of current documentary films;
Art Rotch and Bostin Christopher will give us an overview of the coming season at Perseverance Theatre;
And we’ll find out about the Outdoor Studies program at UAS, with guest Forest Wagner.
- 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.
- Gone are the days of throwing explosives from the air. AELP's avalanche crews trigger slides using a Daisybell, dangling about 150 feet from a helicopter. This is a cheaper -- and safer -- solution.