Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Andy Kline hosts.
Sarah Isto and Nicole Stellon O’Donnell will offer a preview of Thursday’s Library Presentation;
We’ll talk with Aaron Suring of Alaska Robotics about their event Friday to celebrate the release of a new children’s book by Sarah Asper-Smith and Mitchell Watley;
We’ll highlight the last weekend of Oklahoma! With Perseverance Theatre’s Art Rotch and Shona Strauser;
And Nancy DeCherney will be here with Arts Up.
- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating how and why a Juneau-bound helicopter ferrying tourists crashed during a glacier excursion. The pilot and six tourists were treated and released at Juneau's hospital with minor injuries.
- Part way through Wrangell’s salmon derby and just before the start of Petersburg’s derby, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is closing sport fishing around the mouth of the Stikine River because of low returns of king salmon.
- Miss Alaska USA Alyssa London was in Ketchikan this week, visiting Fawn Mountain Elementary School on Wednesday. London is the first Tlingit Miss Alaska USA, and she brought a message of pride to the kids at Fawn Mountain, which has a large population of Alaska Native students.
- The beer-centric celebration is a quarter-century old this year and it’s bigger than ever. Twenty-five breweries will offer samplings to nearly 2,000 attendees.