Juneau Afternoon 9/25/12

By September 24, 2012 A Juneau Afternoon No Comments
Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.

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.

Recent headlines

  • Juneau residents will vote for three assembly seats and two school board members in the October 7 election. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)

    Jamie Bursell appointed to the Juneau Assembly

    "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.
  • Rorie Watt said he's "terribly excited" to be Juneau's next city manager. (Photo by Autumn Sapp)

    Juneau Assembly selects Rorie Watt as next city manager

    "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.
  • Delta's first flight of the summer season touched down in Juneau at 8:49 p.m. May 30 with 120 passengers from Seattle. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)

    For Juneau, it’s a good time to fly

    "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.
  • North Slope Borough Police SUVs cars

    Barrow Rep. Nageak’s nephew killed in police shooting

    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.

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