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.
- A new federal rule will ban smoking in public housing nationwide. The notice was released Wednesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and will take effect in 18 months. But Alaska is looking to do that a lot sooner.
- FBI statistics show the number of hate crimes is on the rise nationally, but very few are reported in Alaska.
- Auke Bay Elementary nurse Luann Powers says lice are mostly a nuisance and explains how parents should deal with them.
- Alaska's leaders are getting ready for tough negotiations over how the state will deal with its multibillion-dollar budget hole. How much the oil and gas industry should help fill that hole will be an especially controversial question for the legislature this session.