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.
- These are the days when a president turns to thoughts of legacy. As the months tick down on this Administration, President Obama has created a marine national monument off new England and last month vastly expanded one near Hawaii. Alaska interest groups are working to get his attention, too. Some want him to take bold action in the 49th State before he leaves office, and others are urging him to resist those calls.
- Homer Electric Association held an informational meeting on September 28 to answer questions about the upcoming vote on deregulation. The meeting, which was held at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, attracted more than 100 people. The overwhelming majority were HEA customers who expressed concerns about the consequences of deregulation.
- Bob Banghart is developing the musical score for the upcoming stage adaptation at Arena Stage in Washington D.C.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.