We’ll get the details about the University of Alaska Fisheries Day at Lena Point;
Mercedes Munoz, from the Canvas, will highlight First Friday;
We’ll talk with Deputy Police Chief David Campbell about JPD activities;
And Adelyn Baxter will preview of the Monday night Forum@360.
That, Bird Note, music and more, live at 3 on KTOO, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on-line, on-demand via ktoo.org
Tune in tonight for live coverage of the CBJ Assembly meeting, hosted by Martha Moore, starting at 7.
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- Usually by August, peak fire season has passed. But fire and climate experts say conditions in Southcentral Alaska were nearly perfect for fire this weekend, from the sky to the dry forest floor.
- A 4% rate increase will take place in January. Then, starting in 2021, rates will go up by 2% each year for 4 years. The City and Borough of Juneau has been steadily raising water and wastewater utility rates for more than a decade to raise revenue to fund improvements to aging infrastructure.
- Joe Balash is one of the highest-placed Alaskans in the Trump administration. In a brief phone call, Balash said he’s resigning to pursue another opportunity.
- Including Dunleavy’s vetoes, the budget cut state spending directly controlled by the Legislature by roughly $400 million.