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 Republican-led Senate majority is more focused on cutting spending to close the state’s budget deficit than the new mostly Democratic House majority or independent Gov. Bill Walker.
- Alaska Native carvers and weavers say they're worried about the future of yellow cedar.
- Mark Anthony De Simone is accused of shooting 34-year-old Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales twice in the back of the head in May 2016.
- The Alaska Marine Highway has seen deep funding and service cuts as the state deals with a massive budget deficit. With the money running low, what are the system’s prospects during this year’s legislative session?