Friday on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll talk with Odin Brudie about Saturday’s Legislative Loop Ski Race;
Dana Herndon will be here to highlight the upcoming Innovation Summit;
We’ll get a preview of the Friday Fireside Lecture about an Experimental Forest.
Sarah Schafer will be here to highlight Saturday’s Seafood Festival.
Live at 3 on KTOO, repeated at 4 on KRNN, on demand via ktoo.org
At 4, tune in to KTOO for All Things Considered, followed at 6 by Alaska News Nightly. At 6:30, it’s Marketplace. At 7, it’s Left, Right & Center.
Following that, hear Planetary Radio, then Big Picture Science. At 9, Democracy Now; news from a Canadian perspective is at 10 on As It Happens, and BBC News at 11. That’s Friday on KTOO-Juneau.
- 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.