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.
- Alaska’s mariculture industry is in its infancy, compared with other regions of the world, but it has the potential to be much larger — maybe worth as much as $1 billion within three decades.
- The skies above the Interior and Southcentral Alaska will get a lot busier starting next week, when Northern Edge 2017 gets under way. It’ll be the biggest military-training exercise to be held this year in Alaska.
- Police in Anchorage have determined that a single person was responsible for a wave of killings over the summer.
- Unionized pilots at Alaska Airlines and recently acquired Virgin America pulled off a virtual barrel roll Wednesday to get management's attention. The union complains that talks to combine both pilot groups under what they hope will be a more generous joint contract aren't moving fast enough.