Ben Brown hosts on Wednesday July 31, 2019.
On Wednesday’s show, we’ll hear about Southeast by Southwest, a concert and fundraiser for local musicians happening this Friday.
Wildlife Roundup is back; we’ll get the latest news on animal activity in Alaska for August.
Veterans for Peace will share details about their public vigil,
and we’ll meet the featured artist for the month of August at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center (JACC).
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Wednesday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM
- The Alaska Department of Revenue forecasts $187.3 million less in state revenue this year than it did in the spring. The department released the forecast on Friday.
- In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
- Anchorage natural gas company ENSTAR is asking state regulators to allow it to bill its customers to recover $1 million in costs from last year's major earthquake.
- “We know many, many people are going to lose benefits because of this,” says Cara Durr with the Food Bank of Alaska.