Wednesday April 9, 2014 Ken Fix hosts;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Hospice Fun Run from Colleen Jones and Joni Pico;
Paul Davis from the Whitehorse Folk Society will be here to highlight folk music activities in Skagway and Whitehorse;
We’ll hear about Friday’s Woosh Kinaadeiyi Showcase fundraiser from Christie Nami Erickson and Bill Murke;
And we’ll get an end of season update from Eaglecrest with Jeffra Clough and Matt Lillard;
All this, some music from Juneau’s 2014 folk festival artists and more on a Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.