Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Paul Dorman and Nathan Bodenstaat, from UAS housing will give an update on the new dorm under construction on the main campus;
We’ll talk with members of Pamuya, scheduled to perform tonight at the JACC but temporarily waiting in Sitka for the fog to lift allowing them to land in Juneau;
Julie Niederhauser will drop by from the State Library to tell us about Tuesday’s Digital Learning Day project;
AELP’s Scott Willis will be here with a preview of his Friday Fireside Lecture;
And we’ll find out about digital technology and the Blind Date with a Book program at the Juneau Public Lbirary;
Saturday’s presentation at the Downtown Library, The Rape Culture Project has been cancelled due to the fog preventing the guests to arrive in Juneau.
- 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.