Pat Moore hosts.
He’ll talk with Chris Cairnes and Sondra Sexton-Jones will talk about the Survivors of Suicide Support Group coming up in November – pre-screening is required for the ten participants;
Barney McClure will talk about this Friday’s Swingin’ In the Rain concert featuring participants in his caberet series;
We’ll learn about reducing the solid waste stream with Jim Penor, CBJ Solid Waste Coordinator.
And we’ll learn about an international student assessment in which JDHS has been selected to participate as well as other assessment vehicles for our high school students from JDHS testing with JDHS Principal Ryan Alsup.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.