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.
- French President François Hollande was at the White House trying broaden an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.
- Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant.
- On the sidewalks, at the stores, at the bars, people have been talking about a loud sound they heard around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Most have never heard anything like it before.
- A pilot program called Alaska Innovative Medicine in Anchorage is rounding out its first year trying to improve that journey for patients while also spending less on health care.