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.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.