Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get an update on UAS activities with Katie Bausler: UAS Honors Symposium next week concluding with a presentation by Miriam Khan, author of Tahiti Beyond the Postcard: Power, Place and Everyday Life;
We’ll talk with Elaine Schroeder, one of AWARE’s 4 Women of Distinction this year;
Mary Lou Gerbi will offer a preview of her Friday Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Visitor Center on Mary Joyce, who ran the Taku River Lodge and went on a 1,000 mile solo dog drive back in the early days of Southeast Alaska;
And we’ll get the details about Saturday’s LGBTQIA Town Meeting from Lauren Tibbitts-Travis
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- 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.