We’ll further explore the concept of Sustainability with a look at Extreme Weather Preparedness with guests Jeffrey Osiensky, Deputy Chief of the National Weather Service’s Environmental and Scientific Services Division, and Aimee Fish, NWS’s Decision Support Strategies Implementation Manager;
And Asst. Superintendent Laury Scandling will discuss the Juneau School District’s AVID Tutor program.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- The state has asked the new presidential administration for a waiver to pay more than 80 percent of reinsurance costs.
- The state’s only professional sports franchise, the Alaska Aces, will fold after this season. The decision was announced Thursday, Feb. 23.
- Bans on plastic grocery bags have been cropping up across Alaska’s remote communities. Cordova’s ban went into effect last year. But so far, the larger cities in the state have yet to adopt one.
- Things are not looking good for Haines’ Alaska State Trooper post. Trooper Director Col. James Cockrell intends to reassign Haines’ one trooper position to Bethel. The decision isn’t final yet, but the community conversation about how to handle the loss continued at a Public Safety Commission meeting this week.