Juneau Afternoon 3/27/12

By March 26, 2012A Juneau Afternoon
Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. We’ll find out about Layers of Change: The Sitka Choose Respect Mural Project, a documentary of a community creating a mural which will airs tonight at 8 on 360 North TV; Emily Wall will be here with a preview of her Wildlife Wednesday presentation tomorrow; we’ll feature Laurie Scandling’s presentation from the February Mudrooms event; and we’ll find out about this afternoon’s Poetry Out Loud event from three high school students who pariticipated in the competition: Carson Barnes, Christopher Simms, and Raphael Sales, along with faculty member and event organizer Kristin Gerot from Thunder Mountain High School.

Recent headlines

  • 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.
  • The Matanuska sits in drydock for maintenance.

    Fall-winter-spring ferry bookings begin

    The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.
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