Pat Moore hosts.
He’ll talk with Chris Cairnes and Sondra Sexton-Jones will talk about the Survivors of Suicide Support Group coming up in November – pre-screening is required for the ten participants;
Barney McClure will talk about this Friday’s Swingin’ In the Rain concert featuring participants in his caberet series;
We’ll learn about reducing the solid waste stream with Jim Penor, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator.
And we’ll learn about an international student assessment in which JDHS has been selected to participate as well as other assessment vehicles for our high school students from JDHS testing with JDHS Principal Ryan Alsup.
- 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.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.