Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll get an update about CBJ Activities with City Manager Kim Kiefer;
We’ll talk with Jenny Smith, from the Peregrine Booster Club, about their upcoming Whale Watch Fundraiser;
We’ll find out about the upcoming National Guard celebration;
And we’ll talk with Shona Strauser about Perseverance Theatre’s STAR performances;
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music & more on A Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.