Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Cheryl Snyder hosts.
We’ll talk with Kathy Kolkhurst-Ruddy about her selection as one of AWARE’s Women of Distinction;
We’ll learn about Friday’s Fireside lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Living With Bears in Juneau, with guest Ryan Scott;
We’ll talk with Kim Naylor, from the City Museum about the 12 by 12 show, opening tonight.
That, plus Writer’s Almanac, music and more, Friday on KTOO-News.
- The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.