Scott Burton hosts on Friday, August 16th, 2019.
On Friday’s episode, the National Endowment for the Arts Chairwoman, Mary Anne Carter, will describe the NEA’s relationship with Alaska.
The Njuzu Marimabas will preview upcoming workshops and concerts.
We’ll get a preview of a Tai Chi for Seniors class.
And for Foodie Friday, we’ll check in with chef Lionel Uddipa who will teach us about a cold noodle salad recipe with home-made sockeye lox and marinated huckleberries. (Click here for Uddipa’s first Foodie Friday interview where he talks about yak ribs.)
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Friday 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.
- 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.