Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get a preview of Sunday’s concert by The Alaska String Band and Link Union from the mandolinists from each band, Linda Zahasky and Rachel Link;
We’ll spotlight The Aurora Projekt, with owner Scott Baxter;
C. B. Barnard will talk about his new book, Chasing Alaska;
And we’ll talk with storyteller Tom Cosgrove, pianist Doug Badilla of Jazzberry, and Dave Stout, who creates copper flame pins, three participants in in this week’s Food Truck Friday.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.