Pat Moore hosts. Lech Wierzyynski, front man for The California Honeydrops will join us to talk about their upcoming Juneau Jazz and Classics show and Blues Cruise; we’ll hear about the annual Super Saturday Plant Sale from Sandy Williams; KTOO’s own Cheryl Levitt-Snyder will fill us in on this weekend’s K3 Radio Auction; John Logan will drop by to tell us about Saturday’s Community Cleanup Day; Edward Chow of the Energy and National Security Program will preview the talk he’ll be giving under the aegis of the Juneau World Affairs Council Thursday evening in the KTOO TV studio; Mark Piotrowski will tell us about Saturday’s Postal Carrier Food Drive; and Dan DeRoux will explain his opening at the Alaska State Museum; and we’ll get a full update of the arts scene in Juneau when Nancy DeCherney drops by from the JACC for Arts Up.
- August 28, 2015- Renewable energy, climate change and port development were all highlighted at the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s second day in Nome, but it was a special announcement about the president’s upcoming visit to Alaska that got the room buzzing.
- August 28, 2015- Details are finally shaking out about Obama’s Alaska visit. The White House says the president will announce new policy initiatives while he’s here.
- August 28, 2015- "They sprayed every one of our hair and clothes with kerosene. At sixth grade I dropped out," says Nora Marks Dauenhauer.
- August 28, 2015- British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett says tailings dams can be a safe part of his province's mines.