We’ll find out about Disability Awareness Month, with guest Cheryl Walsh, Director of the state’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation;
Chris Taylor and Amy Houk-O’Neill will be here to highlight happenings at the CANVAS;
And we’ll talk with photographer Kaki Shields about her First Friday exhibit at the JACC.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more on
A Juneau Afternoon, on KTOO-News.
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.