We’ll hear about this Saturday’s fundraiser for Cancer Connection;
Artist Elise Tomlinson will talk about her First Friday exhibit at the CANVAS;
We’ll talk to writer/photographer Jon Waterman about his upcoming presentation at the Downtown Library on wilderness areas;
And we’ll talk with Mariya Lovischuk, Chair of the Conference Committee, about next week Conference on Housing & Homelessness in Anchorage;
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, Music and More Monday Afternoon at 3 on KTOO News.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.