Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Annie Bartholomew hosts.
PeggyAnn McConnochie and Patricia Deering will be here to highlight Saturday’s Family Day at the Lake;
We’ll talk to K J Metcalf and Bunti Reed about Camp CHAMP;
Marcy Peska will offer a preview of her new fantasy novel, based in Juneau;
And Sarah Buhlman, from SAGA, will tell us about their Sunset Community Paddles, and other upcoming outdoor adventures.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- The Haines Borough Assembly sought a new direction Tuesday night over stability in its choice for the borough’s top municipal job. One of two finalists, Debra Schnabel was selected as Haines’ new borough manager, pending contract negotiations. Both candidates were local.
- Efforts by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker to try and force legislators to consider his appointments to boards, commissions and key administration posts were rebuffed Thursday in a joint session.
- The military investigation could force the retired general to forfeit hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up for payments from entities linked to foreign governments.
- Alaska’s mariculture industry is in its infancy, compared with other regions of the world, but it has the potential to be much larger — maybe worth as much as $1 billion within three decades.