Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Ben Huff and Katie Bausler about summer offerings at UAS including Huff’s class in beginning digital photography;
Antoine Doiron and Ken Fix will come in to tell us about a special benefit showing of Antoine’s new movie Space Trucker Bruce at the Planetarium tonight at 7 p.m.;
Daniel Teske and Stefanie Sell of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will drop by to alert us to the impending move of Fish and Game’s public service counters from the Douglas F&G offices to the Bill Ray Center. The Douglas facility will undergo an 18-month renovation starting next week;
and Irene Morris will outline the big celebration of Earth Day scheduled from 11-3 at the Glacier Visitor’s Center tomorrow.
That, Writer’s Almanac,Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- The Togiak herring fishery opened Sunday morning with a windy start. More than 30 mph gusts posed a challenge for fishermen during the state’s largest sac roe herring fishery.
- Alaska's unemployment rate remained at 7.3 percent for the third straight month in March. Federal labor statistics show that's the highest the unemployment rate has been in the state since early 2012.
- Starting May 1, passengers will need a signed affidavit that the animal they're flying with is trained to behave in public and that the owner accepts liability for its actions.
- A Sitka bear sanctuary is getting ready to unveil its new black bear enclosure when it opens for the tourist season.