Sometimes at KTOO, your assistant finance director is your best lede for hip hop releases. Juneau-Portland duo Sean Lindsay and Evan Simko will be on Annie on the Spot to talk about their new EP “Current” which was officially released on July 1st. “Current” is available for free download now on their bandcamp page, but if you still have a cd player you can get a physical copy for a donation while the boys are in town.
- Juneau musicians Taylor Vidic and Cameron Brockett perform their song "Rolling Stone" during the Alaska Folk Fest Red Carpet Concert
- The pink slips, in all 220, were issued as legislators contend with a $2.5 billion budget deficit, leaving education funding levels for the coming year uncertain.
- Many customers of Alaska telecommunications company GCI will see the cost of their internet service increase next month. Rates for what GCI calls its “No Worries” plan will increase 7 percent to 12 percent. That’s roughly $5 to $10 a month.
- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating how and why a Juneau-bound helicopter ferrying tourists crashed during a glacier excursion. The pilot and six tourists were treated and released at Juneau's hospital with minor injuries.