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.
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.
- Tom Morphet, the owner, publisher, reporter, editor and designer for the Chilkat Valley News, was certified Monday to run for Haines Borough Assembly.
- Southcentral Alaska has seen an increase in wasp activity this year. Mild winters are good for overwintering queens, and more queens means more nests come springtime.
- A Canadian company conducting exploration for a potential mine about 35 miles north of Haines was recently granted permission to grow its project.