Thanks to everyone who pledged during the KTOO/KRNN Fall Pledge Drive – and for those of you who entered into the drawing for the iPad Mini and the Wings of Alaska roundtrip tickets – we have the winners!
The iPad Mini goes to …. Jay and Judy Crondahl! Congrats to these long-time KTOO supporters!
The five winners of the two round trip tickets on Wings of Alaska are:
- Janet and Sean Neilson
- Mark Kjerstad
- Kasia and Tim Spengler
- Kathryn Kurtz
- Robert and Luke Sewell
Thanks to all of you for supporting Public Radio in Juneau.
- Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she needs time to review a health care bill drafted by fellow Republicans to understand its effects.
- Advocacy group Alaska Trails sent a letter to let Gov. Bill Walker know that transportation funds are at risk. Alaska returned $2.6 million to the U.S. Department of Transportation last September.
- The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association has been trying to move a majority of its net pens in the Tutka Bay Lagoon to the head of Tutka Bay for about four years. The hotly debated issue has led to packed community meetings and questions about the impact of raising fish in the area.
- A lot of science involves happy accidents. A retired scientist from Oregon stepped off the ferry in Sitka late last month, and on a hunch decided to look around the woods for an old friend.