We’ll get an update on this weekend’s Pumpkin Festival;
Ken Fix will give a preview of tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Ares, Mars, and Robot Rovers;
Kari Groven, from the Arts Council, will educate us about the Teaching Artists Academy;
We’ll explore the topic of Green Architecture with Paul Voelkers from MRV Architects;
And we’ll find out about a new blended education mastery-based program involving a team of 60 students at Floyd Dryden Middle School from Principal Tom Milliron.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
- "I just think that the manager’s job is the juggler of so many different things. I think it’s just going to be fun. I don’t think it’s going to be easy," Rorie Watt said.
- "Juneau to Minneapolis for $361. New York for $365, which is insane. The fares dropped by $100 to $200 overnight. And adjusted for inflation, really, Juneau has never ever seen these exceptional rates," said travel analyst Scott McMurren.
- The facts of what happened aren't clear yet. The body is on its way to Anchorage for autopsy, and state investigators were Barrow-bound.