Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get a preview of tonight’s concert starting at 7 p.m. at Northern Light United Church when the Juneau Folk Festival hosts musicians Cahalen Morrison and Eli West;
Steve Kocsis will fill us in on tonight’s Planetarium presentation on his experience viewing seven total solar eclipses;
Jenna Gonzales Smith will talk about her collage art using articles from nature – she’s opening a show Friday at the JAHC;
And we’ll meet Brita Fagerstrom, who’s one of the students representing JDHS in the regional Poetry Out Loud event to be held Wednesday at JDHS.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.