Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Laury Scandling hosts.
We’ll talk with Kyle Picket about his years as the Music Director & conductor of the Juneau Symphony;
J. Kevin Burchfield will be here to highlight his new novel, Jingle, Jingle;
And we’ll continue our Fish 101 series with Tom Rutecki, from the National Marine Fisheries Auke Bay Lab.
- This week, 88 Energy announced they've started setting up a rig on the North Slope to drill a second well for Project Icewine. According to a recent 88 Energy presentation, the company thinks its leases may hold between 1.4 and 3.6 billion barrels of oil.
- The state is fining oil and gas company Hilcorp an additional $160,000 for using nitrogen without permission while working on two wells in 2015 -- the same practice that nearly killed three North Slope workers.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.