Kiel Renick, outreach coordinator at Glory Hole, stops by during Thursday’s program to tell us about a new survey and research to determine the needs of the homeless community in Juneau. We’ll also hear from Aaron Elmore, about Theatre in the Rough’s new production “The Lion In Winter,” Mary Walker and Curt Karns will explain the One People One Earth conference now underway in Juneau, Eric Goldsberry and Eric Fuette will have a preview of this year’s event for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, and Nancy DeCherney will tell us about events happening this weekend with Arts UP. Matt Miller guest hosts.
- Officer Smith says that the anti-camping ordinance would allow him to focus on the type of sleepers who are attracting the most complaints but not everyone sleeping downtown.
- The four leaders say removing campers from downtown district can be done in “a humane and compassionate” way by establishing a campsite elsewhere.
- KTOO is carrying live NPR coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45 president of the United States beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. The event’s being held at U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
- The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.