Ben Brown hosts Thursday August 1, 2019
We’ll hear about Stonewall Meets Woodstock, a celebration planned for Friday’s block party that commemorates the 50th anniversary of both Woodstock and the Stonewall Riots, the event that launched the gay rights movement in the US.
We’ll get updates on activities for the month of August from the Juneau Public Libraries,
As well as from the Zach Gordon Youth Center
And we’ll get this weekend’s arts and entertainment happenings with Arts Up!
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Thursday at 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM or KTOO.org, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM or KRNN.org.
Alaska has a lot going on right now.
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- 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.