March’s Mudrooms, themed “Monsters,” will air tomorrow night on KTOO, 104.3 FM at 7 p.m. Tune in to hear 7-minute stories told by:
Tony Newman about his attempt to find his lost wedding ring;
Rudy Ascott on how an unofficial suicide attempt let him gain the controllers of Super Mario Brothers;
Vance Sanders with Lynn Schooler on the devastation of the Exon Valdez oil spill;
Amanda Compton whines about her fear of earth worms;
Pat Race tells about a college streaking experience;
Crystal Hudack talks about Word Monsters, and
Max Blust on real honest monsters.
- The state Division of Insurance plans to ask the feds to offset its costs for the Alaska Reinsurance Program.
- After a mild start to December, it’s gotten bitter cold in Haines and Skagway, with temperatures dropping into the teens and single digits. With temperatures far below freezing, snowfall from the weekend is not likely to go anywhere soon.
- As temperatures rise, Arctic ice is retreating, making trips through the Northwest passage – from Alaska to Maine – a new summer reality. But until now, mariners navigating Arctic ice have had limited formal training. A professor at Maine Maritime Academy is working to change that.
- One shot was fired in an officer-involved shooting Saturday, according to the Juneau Police Department. Police say Sgt. Chris Gifford fired the shot that injured Jeremie Shaun Tinney, 38, of Juneau while officers were investigating a single-vehicle crash in the 16500 block of Ocean View Drive.