As part of KTOO’s 40th Anniversary celebration, we’re looking back at our history – which in many cases is the history of Juneau as well. On Wednesday, January 22nd, at 7 pm, we’ll feature a radio program looking back at the first 20 years of the Alaska Folk Festival.
- A state commission approved to petitions for Dillingham and Manokotak to annex land in the Nushagak commercial fishing district against their staff's recommendations. The annexations will allow the two city's to tax salmon harvested in the district.
- The Kodiak Island Borough agreed to hold conserve land that multiple Kodiak residents testified they wanted to protect.
- A man who was shot by a Juneau police officer was medevaced to Seattle and is expected to live. The police, the Department of Law and the Alaska Bureau of Investigation are trying to determine why lethal force was used.
- Sitka fishermen volunteer to audit how much fuel they're using in hopes of cutting expenses and boosting profits.