Juneau Afternoon 10/19/12

By October 19, 2012A Juneau Afternoon

Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.

 We’ll get a preview of tonight’s talk at UAS on China’s legal system by Alison Conner;

 We’ll learn about National Massage Awareness Week coming up next week from Irmgaard Rodgers, a San Francisco-based massage therapist who’s bringing a workshop to Juneau in November;

 Todd Hunt will highlight a workshop with an opportunity for audience input to Rory Stitt’s new offering from Juneau Lyric Opera, Bennu’s Birds;

We’ll learn about Second City performer, Amy Roeder’s Juneau performance on Saturday;

 That, Writers’ Almanac, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-NEWS.

Recent headlines

  • Computer problems for some - extended coffee break for others: Some employees of the Dept. of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Financial Services Division in the State Office Building in Juneau drink coffee near their disabled computers March 22, 2017. The workers, who chose to not be identified, said that some computers were working while others were not as a result of a statewide technical problem within the state's system. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

    Software update locks thousands of state workers out of computers

    Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
  • The top of the Raven Shark totem pole lies in Totem Hall at Sitka National Historical Park. (Photo by Emily Russell/KCAW)

    After 30 years, Raven Shark pole back in Sitka

    The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
  • Longtime leader Rosita Worl to leave Sealaska board

    One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
  • U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to reporters in one of the Senate’s more ornate rooms. (Photo by Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

    Murkowski at odds with Trump’s call to end NEA funding

    President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.
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