Andy Kline hosts.
We’ll talk with members of The Alaska String Band, performing this Saturday night at The Island Pub;
Reena Simms will be here to highlight the St. Vincent de Paul Adopt-A-Family program;
We’ll talk with Alaskan author Mary Anne Poll about her new thriller, Raven’s Cove;
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.