Juneau Afternoon 1/27/12

By January 26, 2012A Juneau Afternoon
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.

Recent headlines

  • Police form a line near Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia, amid Unite the Right protesters and counterprotesters on Aug. 12, 2017.

    Can police prevent the next Charlottesville?

    "We saw it coming,” said a Virginia officer, but they couldn’t stop it. Still, law enforcement experts say measures can be taken — even when protesters are armed.
  • An Alaska Airlines plane at Juneau International Airport.

    Alaska Airlines pilots plan picket over lack of compensation

    Alaska Airlines pilots have reached a breaking point in negotiations with the company, and now have plans to picket outside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The pilots plan to picket starting at 1 p.m. Monday outside the airport in Anchorage.
  • Obadiah Jenkins tries to help Daniel Hartung pull himself from Six-Mile Creek in Hope. (Photo courtesy James Bennett)

    Homer resident saves kayaker’s life on Six-Mile Creek

    Jenkins was taking a practice run through the class four rapids when a bystander filming the event, noticed another participant, Daniel Hartung, 64, of Indian Valley, flipped out of his kayak and became pinned under a log.
  • Vigor Alaska Shipyard Development director Doug Ward talks with Marine Transportation advisory board member Greg Wakefield inside the not-quite-finished Alaska Class ferry Tazlina. (Photo by Leila Kheiry/KRBD)

    Alaska class ferry Tazlina on track at Ketchikan shipyard

    The Tazlina is the first of two new Alaska Class ferries that the Ketchikan Vigor Alaska shipyard is building for the state. Its two halves are complete and welded together, and shipyard workers are busy getting interior spaces done.
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