Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Tune in KTOO on December 23 at 3pm for the radio debut of our new series the “Writers’ Showcase”. The inaugural program is holiday themed and includes the works of Alaska authors read by actors before a live studio audience. Think: Selected Shorts, Alaska Style. Writers include Heather Lende, Geoff Kirsch, Clint Farr, Joan Pardes and Rockwell Kent. Actors include Christina Apathy, Shona Strauser, and Ryan Conarro. That’s the Writers’ Showcase, Monday, December 23rd at 3pm on KTOO-FM.
- Marian Call and Laura Zahasky dropped into the arts room recently to record a Red Carpet Concert. Call has a new album out called "Standing Stones."
- One major challenge is simply convincing people that solar works in Alaska -- and that, in fact, Alaska might be ideal solar territory.
- The state has asked the new presidential administration for a waiver to pay more than 80 percent of reinsurance costs.
- The state’s only professional sports franchise, the Alaska Aces, will fold after this season. The decision was announced Thursday, Feb. 23.