Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser hosts.
We’ll talk with Mariya Lovischuk, from the Glory Hole about this Sunday’s Empty Bowls Banquet;
We’ll get the details about this weekend’s Alaska State Improv Festival;
Sigrid Dahlberg will fill us in about this weekend’s presentation on the history of Figure Skating in the Winter Olympics;
And Rachel Brown will be here with the schedule for AWARE’s Advocacy Training program.
And Nancy DeCherney will be here with Arts Up;
That, Writer’s Almanac,Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 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.