Today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, Ken Fix will be your host.
Rosie Humphrey will be here from the Juneau Lyric Opera;
Lia Heifitz will be here to talk about the food supply chain in Southeast Alaska;
We’ll get the details about Saturday’s event to assist in planning your wedding, with guest Melissa McCormick;
We’ll get a preview of the Wildlife Wednesday program for this week about mountain goats in SE Alaska, with guest, Kevin White;
We’ll hear Scott Burton’s audio postcard about this weekend’s wearable arts show;
And we’ll get an update on Eaglecrest from Jeffra Clough.
- 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.