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.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- 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.