Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-FM, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll find out about the upcoming Alaska State Improv Festival, with guests Eric Caldwell and Mike Christianson;
Alice Rogoff, tonight’s World Affairs Council speaker, will give a preview of her talk on the Arctic;
We’ll learn about the Boy Scouts Food Drive from Troop 11 Scoutmaster Kieth Pahlke and Scouts Levi Norden, Arlo Henley, and Jack White;
And an update on Eaglecrest with Jaffra Clough and Brian Davies, who’s in charge of snow safety;
That, Writers Almanac, music and more, Wednesday at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- About 4,500 acres of heavily-logged forest will return to wilderness under a deal involving the federal government and a Southeast Alaska Native corporation.
- Andy Larson, 79, and Matthew Hanes, 32, hoisted from S/V Rafiki about 170 miles south of Sand Point early Wednesday.
- The company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
- Federal fisheries oversight required in some busy Alaska salmon fisheries