Cruise-ship initiative call-in show on public radio Aug. 15
August 10, 2006
Ketchikan, Alaska - Alaskans will have a chance to learn more
about Measure 2 on the August 22nd statewide primary ballot during
a forum and call-in show on public radio this month. The ballot
initiative calls for further taxing and regulating Alaska's cruise
The program will air from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 15th, on
public radio stations in Southeast and elsewhere in the state.
CoastAlaska News Director Ed Schoenfeld will host the program
with KCAW-FM reporter Melissa Marconi-Wentzel. Guests will be
Chip Thoma of Responsible Cruising in Alaska, who supports the
measure, and Bob Wysocki of the Huna Totem Corporation and Alaskans
Protecting Our Economy, who opposes it.
The program will be produced by KTOO-FM in Juneau and CoastAlaska,
a consortium of five Southeast Alaska public radio stations.
It will be distributed by the Alaska Public Radio Network.
Stations planning to broadcast the program include KTOO in Juneau,
KCAW in Sitka, KFSK in Petersburg, KSTK in Wrangell, KRBD in
Ketchikan, KHNS in Haines and KYUK in Bethel. Other stations
are also expected to join.
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