Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Katie Bausler about events at UAS including tonight’s concert at the UAS Rec Center with Irene Muller and her band;
Shona Strauser will bring two UAS student cast members, Mel Scriven and Chris Sims here to give us a preview of the UAS/Perseverance Theater presentation of The Marriage of Bette and Boo;
We’ll get more details on Saturday’s Women Expo when event coordinator Jetta Whitaker comes in with keynote speaker Jo Packham, editor of the magazine Where Women Create;
And we’ll get a preview about tonight’s performance by REACH actors at the CANVAS from director Shona Strausser and art assistant Ruth Simpson.
- Kenneth Manzanares, 39, is charged by a federal grand jury with one count of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, also 39, aboard the Emerald Princess cruise ship in Southeast Alaska.
- The federal government is moving forward with its review of Hilcorp's proposal to drill offshore for oil in the Arctic.
- A series of promising oil discoveries and a recent move by the Trump administration mean the vast, remote National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is about to get a lot more controversial.
- Details are emerging slowly on the fire at the Peter Pan Seafoods processing plant in Port Moller. The 100-year-old plant caught fire late Tuesday night, and the blaze continued to burn Wednesday. The full scope of the damage is still unclear, but witnesses say it is extensive.