Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get an update on the One Million Bones Project and hear about some art activities for kids with guest, M K MacNaughtion;
Phoebe Rohrbacher will let us know about a movie being shown at the Gold Town tomorrow night at 7, How To Survive a Plague;
And we’ll learn about ORCA’s Adaptive Ski Program from guests Tristan Knudson-Lumbardo and Lindsay Hallvik, who coordinate and instruct ORCA’s programs.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more on A Juneau Afternoon, on KTOO-News.
- A lawsuit filed in federal court this week seeks to remove the residency requirement for people gathering signatures for state ballot initiatives.
- For the second time in two years, a Skagway political figure has been ordered to pay a fine for incomplete financial disclosures. Assembly hopeful Dan Henry failed to disclose substantial debt on his candidate paperwork. He will still be able to run for office in the upcoming election.
- Administration officials have a mouthful of a name for it: the “capped hybrid head tax.” It's a flat 1.5 percent of wages and self-employment income, with a maximum of twice the value of that year's Alaska Permanent Fund dividend.
- A federal district court has sided with conservationists fighting to preserve the U.S. Forest Service's "roadless rule" that limits road building in national forests. Alaska conservationists opposed to expanded logging in Tongass National Forest hailed the ruling as a victory.