Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Ross McIntyre, author of Paddle Beads, will give us a preview of his Monday night presentation at the Douglas Library;
Guitarist Dan Hopson will be here to showcase his Music on the Fly Concert at the Airport on Sunday;
And Stacy La Mascus and Mike Christenson, MC and organizer of the poetry slam, will join chef Ibn Bailey of Slick Ric’s BBQ to invite us all to Food Truck Friday at the JACC.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT.
- In visits to the Lower 48, Alaskans may have caught a ride in an Uber or Lyft car. Now, people around the state can use the ride-sharing companies at home. This month, Alaska became the latest state to make way for the transportation apps.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.