Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts;
We’ll talk with Tristan Knutson-Lombardo about upcoming ORCA programming and events;
Mark Piotrowski will be here to highlight Saturday’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive;
We’ll talk with Michael McBride, author of the new book, The Last Wilderness.
We’ll talk with Darren Snyder about tomorrow’s Plant Sale.
And Juneau Jazz & Classics artist, Nikki Hill, will be here with a preview of her performances this weekend.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.