Bob Shontz of the National Weather Service tells us what has been happening in Southeast Alaska weather while Barbara Lindh of Eaglecrest Ski Area previews some events — including fireworks — planned for this weekend during their regular Friday segment on KTOO’s Morning Edition.
- Dozens of helicopter pilots and maintenance personnel from Alaska’s Air National Guard are heading overseas to combat the Islamic State.
- The First Alaskans Institute has announced the keynote speakers for the 2017 the 34th Elders and Youth Conference, which begins Oct. 16, just ahead of the Alaska Federation of Natives in Anchorage.
- The group traveled through at least 12 time zones to reach the Russian community of Kadom, which was the home and birthplace of Saint Herman of Alaska.
- Watch forums with the Juneau Assembly and school board candidates.