Monday at 7 p.m.: The documentary film Hunting in Wartime will be highlighted on Peace Talk. Produced and directed by independent filmmaker Samantha Farinella, the Vietnam War documentary explores of the lives of veterans who returned home to Hoonah, Alaska after serving combat tours in the during the height of the conflict. Farinella will discuss the story behind the film and her efforts to have it broadcast on PBS. And you’ll hear from two Hoonah veterans what the film has meant to them and their community as well as audience reactions to the screenings Farinella held in Hoonah, Juneau and Anchorage.
- Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium is continuing forward in acquiring Wrangell’s hospital. The Native nonprofit plans to build and operate a new hospital in the island town within the next three years.
- The measure, modeled on similar rules enacted in Anchorage last year, could make it easier for Alaskans to know how much they’re going to pay out of pocket for healthcare.
- The police chief recently named to the board that regulates Alaska's legal marijuana industry says the fight that has long been waged against pot in this country has been a "waste of time" and law enforcement resources.
- To beautify and dry out a wet section of your yard, Master Gardener Ed Buyarski recommends ligularia, primose, highbush cranberry, dogwood, cottonwood, and willow.