Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Tom Kizzia, this week’s UAS Sound & Motion presenter about his book Pilgrim’s Wilderness;
We’ll hear an audio postcard from Scott Burton, highlighting David Walker, one of the exhibitors in this weekend’s Wearable Art show;
We talk to internationally-acclaimed pianist Piers Lane in town to perform the complete Chopin Nocturnes by candlelight;
We’ll hear the music of Daniel Kirkwood, performing Sunday at the Rookery;
We’ll get a preview of this week’s Fireside lecture on the nature of SE Alaska;
And we’ll talk with Abby Focht, this month’s featured artist at the Juneau Artists’ Gallery.
- 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.