Julie Staveland and Lori Klein from the UAS Student Resource Center will update us on activities during orientation week on the Juneau campus;
John Palmes will be here to highlight this weekend’s Harmony Singing Workshop to be held Saturday evening at 7 at Resurrection Lutheran Church;
Michael King & Cindy Burchfield, from the Alaskan Brewing Company, will be here to talk about their Baltic Porter release;
And Noah Jenkins from the Juneau Fire Department will tell us about this year’s Fill the Boot program as firemen collect money to help children with muscular dystrophy at locations around Juneau this afternoon and Saturday.
- In the last leg of his tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.
- New research suggests Pacific halibut may adapt favorably to increased ocean temperatures. Greenland halibut may not be so lucky.
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."