Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts. He’ll talk with Kyle Pickett about this Saturday’s Juneau Symphony Pops concert with the Thunder Mountain Big Band; we’ll meet Amelie and Marion, two French globetrotters who are hitchhiking from Patagonia to Prudhoe Bay; Ralph Steeves and Julei Speegel will be here to highlight tours of the Ted Stevens Marine Research Facility; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- Wayne Price thinks if there is going to be a wider healing among Natives in America, the U.S. government needs to apologize for the devastating toll the boarding schools took.
- Alaska’s economic woes are affecting all corners of the state, especially communities that were banking on an Arctic boom.
- The dead included one police officer from a local university. At least nine other people were hurt, including four police officers.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.