As a special way of saying thanks, KTOO is doing a drawing for an iPad Air on June 30th. You are automatically entered in to the drawing if you are a sustaining member, or make a gift between now and the end of the month. That means it’s a great time to sign on a as a new member, or renew your gift. If you’d like to be eligible, but don’t want to contribute, just come by the business office between 10am and noon, Monday through Friday, and we’ll get your name entered.
The brand new iPad Air comes equipped with 64 gigs of storage and wifi capability.
- Most places in Alaska are wetter than normal for August, but it's been especially rainy in Ketchikan.
- Southeast Alaska lawmakers spent time during the legislative session working to protect regional interests, including the ferry system.
- The judge gave the federal prosecutor 60 days to consider whether to pursue the death penalty. The defendant, Kenneth Manzanares of Santa Clara, Utah, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Kristy.
- A crosswalk in a downtown Juneau neighborhood is constantly being painted over in rainbow colors. Depending on who you ask, It's either an expression of creativity or simple vandalism.