Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll learn about Saturday’s Travel Fair at the Nugget Mall with guests Alex Marvel and about the volunteer program to staff the city’s visitor centers from Kelly Moore;
Find out about the May 17-19 workshop at Echo Ranch How to Become an Outdoorswoman with guests Michelle Elfers and Liz Clement;
Jetta Whittaker will fill us in on the details of this Saturday’s Women’s Expo;
Kieth Crocker of Specialty Imports will introduce his guests from Homer’s Bear Creek Winery, Bill and Dorothy Fry, who are in town to pour samples of their Alaskan wines at the Clink event benefitting the Juneau Arts and Cultural Center from 5-7 tonight;
We’ll get a preview of the upcoming Thunder Mountain High School’s production of The Wizard of Oz as Director Kristin Garot introduces cast members Alora Pilgrim, Nikka Denali, and Ryan Hicks. The show opens Friday night and plays this weekend and next.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.