We’ll get an update on this weekend’s Pumpkin Festival;
Ken Fix will give a preview of tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Ares, Mars, and Robot Rovers;
Kari Groven, from the Arts Council, will educate us about the Teaching Artists Academy;
We’ll explore the topic of Green Architecture with Paul Voelkers from MRV Architects;
And we’ll find out about a new blended education mastery-based program involving a team of 60 students at Floyd Dryden Middle School from Principal Tom Milliron.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- 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.