Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Kevin Sweeney, tomorrow’s featured Pillars of America speaker; Sarah Lewis and Megan Gregory will be here to talk about Slow Food; Elise Tomlinson will be here to highlight her art show, opening Friday at the JACC; Jessica Paris will drop in to tell us of Bead for Life; and Liz Gifford and Jeanette Sleppe from Floyd Dryden Middle School will introduce students involved in the Rose Urban Rural exchange program.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.