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.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.