Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll get an update on Perseverance Theatre’s SummerFest with Art Rotch and Ben Brown;
Pat Race will be here with details on his new Downtown Juneau map;
We’ll find out about the new gallery in town, the Trickster Company with Rico Worl;
And we’ll learn about Juneau’s newest downtown deli, Panhandle Provisions with Travis Smith.
Plus, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is in full swing. In less than a week, the fleet has caught over half of its quota. And while most crew members work on the water, spotter pilots fish for herring from the sky.
- A lot of eyes were on the U.S. House today, but, as Republican factions shuttled to the White House to negotiate, it was a day of waiting for most.
- Gov. Walker’s legislation creates a new definition for independent contractors that would determine whether employers have to pay to insure against on-the-job injuries.
- Gone are the days of throwing explosives from the air. AELP's avalanche crews trigger slides using a Daisybell, dangling about 150 feet from a helicopter. This is a cheaper -- and safer -- solution.