The KTOO Public Media offices will be closed for the 4th and 5th of July. Tune in to KTOO 104.3 on Thursday, July 4th at 3:00 p.m. for the 2019 edition of Politics Takes a Holiday by the hilarious Capitol Steps. On Friday, catch the newest episode of Bullseye with Jesse Thorn.
From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM this Thursday and Friday, please enjoy an hour of Folk Alley.
Juneau Afternoon resumes its summer schedule on Wednesday July 10.
- The nonpartisan Legislative Finance Division says the numbers in the bill don’t add up — there’s a $102 million gap between projected revenue and expenses if the bill were to pass.
- According to NOAA, over 180 gray whales have washed up dead along the West Coast so far this year. But each new specimen adds a little more clarity for scientists.
- Juneau International Airport officials have organized a simulated emergency exercise for Saturday. The exercise is required to be held every three years as part of the airport's FAA certification.
- Richard Glenn is an inconvenient truth for opponents of drilling in the Arctic Refuge. He presents a challenge to a prevalent narrative in Washington, D.C., that Native people oppose development in the Arctic.