Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Laury Scandling hosts.
We’ll talk with Tony Woodcock, from the New England Conservatory of Music, about his Wednesday night presentation before the Juneau World Affairs Council;
Daniel Fox will be here to highlight his Minute of Nature Series;
We’ll learn about a unique fundraiser for teen organizations;
And we’ll talk with Katrina Pearson and Dan Henry about this year’s NorthWords writers’ symposium in Skagway.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.