Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll talk with Karleen Grummett about the Empty Chair Project;
We’ll continue our FISH-101 series with guest Ross Coen, offering a preview of his talk on Thursday about Alaskan fishermen and the Japanese “invasion” of Bristol Bay;
We’ll find out about Sitka’s Island Institute with guest Carolyn Servid.
That, Writers’Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- A caller on Andrew P Hope Street requested an escort to a visitor’s car. After helping the woman safely to her vehicle, the responding officer located the bear nearby and shot at it with rubber bullets.
- The state Division of Insurance plans to ask the feds to offset its costs for the Alaska Reinsurance Program.
- After a mild start to December, it’s gotten bitter cold in Haines and Skagway, with temperatures dropping into the teens and single digits. With temperatures far below freezing, snowfall from the weekend is not likely to go anywhere soon.
- As temperatures rise, Arctic ice is retreating, making trips through the Northwest passage – from Alaska to Maine – a new summer reality. But until now, mariners navigating Arctic ice have had limited formal training. A professor at Maine Maritime Academy is working to change that.