Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, our host Pat Moore will talk with Pat Race about the screening of the JUMP Society’s winter film fest at Tonight’s Sound and Motion presentation in the UAS lecture hall; we’ll hear from Magill Pratt about her Artist Talk on Wednesdays at the Canvas, Professor Eran Hood and Meteorologist Aaron Jacobs will give us a sneak preview of tonight’s Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center where they’ll talk about last July’s two-day glacier-fed flood in Juneau; and singer-sognwriter Hobo Jim will tell us about the fundraiser he’s doing on behalf of the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club Friday and Szaturday night at Marlentini’s. That, Writers’ Almanac, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-NEWS.
- Most places in Alaska are wetter than normal for August, but it's been especially rainy in Ketchikan.
- Southeast Alaska lawmakers spent time during the legislative session working to protect regional interests, including the ferry system.
- The judge gave the federal prosecutor 60 days to consider whether to pursue the death penalty. The defendant, Kenneth Manzanares of Santa Clara, Utah, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Kristy.
- A crosswalk in a downtown Juneau neighborhood is constantly being painted over in rainbow colors. Depending on who you ask, It's either an expression of creativity or simple vandalism.