Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser hosts.
Ruth Johnson will be here to highlight this weekend’s Beat The Odds Race
We’ll talk with Dixie Belcher and Elaine Schroeder about the upcoming visit by an 81-year old Thai activist;
Charles Rohrbacher will be here to talk about his show, Icons for Iraq;
We’ll learn about this Friday’s Groundworks Opportunities fundraising Orange Is The New Black Party;
And we’ll hear about local Arts Activities with our regular feature, Arts Up.
That, Writer’s Almanac,Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.