Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Andy Kline hosts.
We’ll find out about this weekend’s performances by Opera to Go with the Amalga Chamber Orchestra;
Dov Gartenberg and Megan Gregory will be here with details about an event observing Survivors of Suicide Day on Saturday;
We’ll learn about a fundraiser celebrating National adoption Month;
Author Karsten Heuer, this Friday’s Evening at Egan speaker will let us know about “being caribou;”
And Nancy Decherney will be here with Arts Up.
- 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.