Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Find about the Juneau Lyric Opera’s production of Hairspray, with guests Director Hal Ryder and co-producer John Clough;
Meet KTOO News intern Kelsey Gobroski, and learn about password protection;
Learn more about composting with Suzanne & Sandy Williams;
And we’ll get an update on two new programs at Riverbend Elementary with Principal Shannon Avenson and Teacher Karen DoxeyThat, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- There was an uptick in paralytic shellfish poisoning this summer. But scientists think the future of oyster farming in Alaska still looks bright.
- In the past month, the top three leaders at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority have submitted letters of resignation. The shake up comes at a time when the organization, which manages funds for mental health and substance abuse programming across the state, is undergoing a special legislative audit over concerns about financial mismanagement.
- Alaska’s U.S. senators have issued a second round of statements following the rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia. This time their criticisms are aimed at President Donald Trump.
- States across the lower 48 will get to see a full solar eclipse Monday, August 21, as the moon slides directly in front of the sun for roughly two minutes. People from all over the world are flocking to towns that will fall under the path of the moon’s shadow.