Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get a preview of Sunday’s concert by The Alaska String Band and Link Union from the mandolinists from each band, Linda Zahasky and Rachel Link;
We’ll spotlight The Aurora Projekt, with owner Scott Baxter;
C. B. Barnard will talk about his new book, Chasing Alaska;
And we’ll talk with storyteller Tom Cosgrove, pianist Doug Badilla of Jazzberry, and Dave Stout, who creates copper flame pins, three participants in in this week’s Food Truck Friday.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The deadline for bids and public comment on a proposed Haines-area timber sale has been extended. The University of Alaska is offering up 400 acres of old growth Sitka spruce and western hemlock on the Chilkat Peninsula.
- Heat pumps are nothing new. But upgrades over the past thirty years have made the systems a lot more reliable. Now Juneau installers are racing to keep up with growing demand.
- Concern over poor king salmon runs across the state drew a panel of fisheries experts together at a recent meeting in Anchorage. The event focused mainly on a better understanding of the science behind population declines.
- Native communities across Alaska are seeking a key to understanding the epidemic of suicide. The film screened Tuesday last week during the First Alaskans Institute 2017 Elders and Youth Conference held prior to the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage last week.