Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Dr. Heidi Pearson of the University of Alaska Southeast about her UAS Evening at Egan presentation about the history of Anatomy, Medicine & Art along the Italian Peninsula; it’s scheduled for 7 p.m. in the UAS Egan Lecture Hall;
Bronze Ickes and Zach Pechacek will tell us about a free double feature film Saturday as part of Juneau’s observance of National Coming Out Day;
John Goodwin, president of Galaxy Press will talk about the books, L. Ron Hubbard, Master Mariner, which includes Hubbard’s adventures in the Inside Passage in the 1940’s, and The Chee-Chalker, a pulp fiction yarn set in Ketchikan;
And Rcik Comins, in charge of GCI cable technicians, will be here to highlight changes for GCI Internet users in Juneau.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.