Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Cheryl Snyder will be your host.
We’ll talk with Fumi Matsumoto and Kaki Shields about their First Friday exhibit at the CANVAS;
Devita Stipek-Writer will be here to highlight her First Friday show at the Juneau Artists Gallery;
Dave Smith, author of Don’t Get Eaten, will be here to talk about the use of Bear Spray;
And we’ll talk with Rebecca Friedlander & Kristin Price about a unique presentation Sunday night at the Chapel by the Lake incorporating pottery, storytelling and music.
That, Writers’Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.