The deadly sinking of the Scandies Rose: How did it happen?

The first week of Coast Guard hearings into the why the Scandies Rose sank wrapped up on Friday. The crab boat set out with a crew of seven on New Year’s Eve, 2019, in icy Bering Sea conditions. Only two survived.

The F/V Scandies Rose sank west of Kodiak on Dec. 31, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Bret Newbaker)
The F/V Scandies Rose sank west of Kodiak on Dec. 31, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Bret Newbaker)

On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, why this week’s testimony could have far reaching implications for marine safety.  Guest: Dylan Simard, KMXT Radio in Kodiak.

 Also on Juneau Afternoon:

  • The connection between tree rings and avalanches, how they might help predict future mountain slides.  Guests:  Eran Hood, Professor, University of Alaska Southeast.  Amber Debardelaben, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor’s Center.
  • And a visit with Juneau singer-songwriter Taylor Vidic about her live Friday night Peserverance Theatre performance. Details about how you can watch online.
Juneau singer-songwriter, Taylor Vidic prepares for her first live performance in a year.

Rhonda McBride hosted Juneau Afternoon on Friday, February 25th, 2021 — which aired live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at KTOO.org, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7.