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.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries