Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll talk with Cathy Connor and students from the Juneau Icefield Research Program;
Katie Bausler will be here with a UAS Update:
We’ll talk with filmmaker Bo Boudart about Walking In Two Worlds, about the Tongass National Forest, screening tonight at the Silverbow;
And we’ll talk with Patience, in town from Zimbabwe for a marimba workshop and this week’s Food Truck Friday.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- The state has asked the new presidential administration for a waiver to pay more than 80 percent of reinsurance costs.
- The state’s only professional sports franchise, the Alaska Aces, will fold after this season. The decision was announced Thursday, Feb. 23.
- Bans on plastic grocery bags have been cropping up across Alaska’s remote communities. Cordova’s ban went into effect last year. But so far, the larger cities in the state have yet to adopt one.
- Things are not looking good for Haines’ Alaska State Trooper post. Trooper Director Col. James Cockrell intends to reassign Haines’ one trooper position to Bethel. The decision isn’t final yet, but the community conversation about how to handle the loss continued at a Public Safety Commission meeting this week.