Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
He’ll talk with Bob Banghart from the Alaska State Museum and Steve Simpson of THA Architects about Wednesday’s SLAM groundbreaking;
Jocelyn Clark, next Monday evening’s Juneau World Affairs Council speaker, will give us a preview of her talk about globalization and branding in South Korea;
We’ll talk Renewable Energy with Chris Rose, executive director of REAP;
Plus, we’ll talk with Molly Box, who’s teaching in the school district’s AVID program at Floyd Dryden Middle School.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- This week, 88 Energy announced they've started setting up a rig on the North Slope to drill a second well for Project Icewine. According to a recent 88 Energy presentation, the company thinks its leases may hold between 1.4 and 3.6 billion barrels of oil.
- The state is fining oil and gas company Hilcorp an additional $160,000 for using nitrogen without permission while working on two wells in 2015 -- the same practice that nearly killed three North Slope workers.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.