Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. Robin Gilchrist, Associate Dean of the UAS School of Career and Technical Education, will give us the scoop on a series of Saturday Sessions to be offered by members of the school’s faculty during February; we’ll talk with Keyboard artist Tom Loker, who will be accompanying nine jazz divas including guests Kari Groven, and Bobbie Mitchell in performance tomorrow night at the Zephyr Restaurant downtown; Darren Snyder of the UAF Extension Service will give us details on upcoming Master Gardener classes; and Christina Rich and Anna Dindinger will tell us about Saturday’s kick-off party at Nugget Mall for the upcoming American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraising event.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.