Mariya Lovishchuk and Kyle Rennick from the Glory Hole will update us on this year’s Holiday Basket program;
Jenny Summers, Jennette Lacy-Dunne and Andrew will highlight Saturday’s Zombie Run;
We’ll meet Taralee Ellis of Southeast Alaska Girl Scouts and Sue Perles, the new Girl Scouts of Alaska CEO;
Jane Terry and Irene Morris will feature news about Saturday’s Halloween activities at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.
And Nancy DeCherney will be here with Arts Up
That, Writers’ Almanac, music & more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.