Scott Burton hosts on Monday.
Hope Griffin will preview her performance at the Alaska Folk Festival;
We’ll talk with Ron Somerville about the northern SE king salmon crisis;
Joann Flora will update REACH’s 40th anniversary celebration;
Brenda Wright will talk Audubon;
And we’ll hear about workshops on how to make your art career sustainable.
Those interviews, Bird Note, music and more, live at 3 on KTOO, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on-demand, on-line via ktoo.org
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- The initiative group needs to get more than 28,000 signatures in three months to get the "Fair Share Act" on the ballot next year.
- While an Alaska Department of Corrections works through a plan to move inmates out of state, the increase in the state's prison population is already having impacts at Juneau’s correctional facility.
- Coeur Alaska projects it’ll be out of room for waste rock in 2022. And its tailings facility will be at capacity by 2024.
- Other notable elements of the Alaska Federation of Natives convention included talk about missing and murdered indigenous women, rural public safety issues, and the keynote speech by Iditarod winner Pete Kaiser