Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll talk with Karen Fortwengler about this Saturday’s Helping Hands Dinner & Auction;
We’ll hear about Saturday’s fund-raiser for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library from Denise Hodnet;
We’ll learn about this week’s Alaska Design Forum presentation on 3-D printing with guest duo “nervous system”;
And new Juneau School Superintendent, Mark Miller will be here to introduce himself and highlight tomorrow’s First Day of School.
Plus, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.
- 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.