Bob Shontz of the National Weather Service tells us what has been happening in Southeast Alaska weather while Barbara Lindh of Eaglecrest Ski Area previews some events — including fireworks — planned for this weekend during their regular Friday segment on KTOO’s Morning Edition.
- Counting Atka mackerel became really important when Steller sea lions were declared endangered in 1997, according to National Marine Fisheries Service Biologist Suzanne McDermott.
- Bethel resident Nate DeHaan took the next logical step in becoming a ninja this week. The local pilot and dog musher made it through a qualifying round Monday of "American Ninja Warrior," a popular fitness competition on NBC.
- Gina "Danger" Mazany is a professional mixed martial arts athlete, and she's helping researchers learn more about head injuries and the female brain.