Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Jamie Waste will be your host.
We’ll find out about this weekend’s presentation of Nellie Cashman – A Northern Light, with guests, Mark Whitman and Eve Dillingham;
George Brown and Chris Niemi will be here to highlight events sponsored by the League of Women Voters;
We’ll talk with John Hudson about his Wildlife Wednesday presentation on dragonflies in Alaska;
We’ll find out about the air quality monitoring program this Winter.
We’ll get a preview Saturday’s Zip-A-Dee-Do-Dah family concert!
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3 on KTOO-News, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on demand on-line at ktoo.org
- 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.