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.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.
- More Alaskans are driving electric cars. The same is true for California, Oregon and Washington state. But many people continue to consider the vehicles as too small, difficult to use and no more than a novelty.
- Master Gardener Ed Buyarski reminds us to ventilate our greenhouse, harvest our garlic and raspberries, deadhead any finished flowers, and eradicate all slugs.
- AT&T's announced plans to upgrade the network by summer of 2016 have stalled. And people in Skagway have noticed, as they slog through another summer of cell phone problems.