Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Juneau Tenor Brett Crawford and his accompanist, Janis Capel, who will be appearing in a recital this Sunday at 3 p.m. at Northern Light United Church; Beverly Schoonover will highlight Saturday evening’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the JACC; Cheryl Levitt-Snyder will talk with Kate Glover and Rod Kadmus, currently resting in Costa Rica before the next leg of their round-the-world sailing expedition; and David Lendrum returns to update us on preparations for the Southeast Regional Science Fair to be held Friday and Saturday.
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.
- Inuit leaders and organizations from Canada have been lobbying the U.S. for the last year. Polar bear sport hunting is an important industry to the Inuit economy.