We’ll talk with Lucy Merrell and Sue Bahleda about this Sunday’s concert with the Celebration Ringers at Resurrection Lutheran Church;
We’ll try to stay dry as we talk to John Webber about this weekend’s Raingear Round-up – bring your used children’s raingear to John tonight from 5-7 at the IGA Grocery downtown and he’ll see it gets to deserving children at this weekend’s Maritime Festival;
We’ll get the details about the upcoming Fourth Annual Authors At Sea Whale Watching Cruise with Susan Hickey from Hearthside Books;
And we’ll learn about Saturday’s Family Farm Day at Swampy Acres, with guest Rhonda Gardinier and students Nikka and Ried from the Juneau Co-Op Preschool.
That, Writer’s Almanac, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.