Interested in your community? KTOO reminds you to vote in the upcoming Municipal Election, scheduled for Tuesday, October 2nd. Part of the responsibility of voting is finding out about the candidates and how they stand on the issues. The League of Women Voters-Juneau and KTOO invite you this year’s Municipal Candidate Forum, this Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers, moderated by Barbara Belknap. If you can’t make it to the Forum, tune in to KTOO-NEWS.
That’s the Municipal Candidate Forum, Tuesday night at 7, live from the Assembly Chambers, on KTOO-NEWS, 104.3 FM
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.