Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
His guests include John Kremers, who will be giving a presentation entitled Bad Astronomy tonight at Marie Drake Planetarium. The show starts at 6:30 pm and will look at examples of misrepresentations and misunderstandings about astronomical science.
Susan Jabal, Executive Director and Dr. Emily Kane, a board member, will tell us about a change of direction coming to the Juneau Family Health & Birth Center.
Pat continues his series on Juneau Sustainability featuring cooperative Extension Agent Darren Snyder explaining his office composting system.
And Teacher Debbie Chalmers will join Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School Principal Sarah Marino to tell us about the small business skills program at the Montessori Borealis Adolescent Program which is housed at the alternative high school. Debbie’s class is preparing jams and jellies to sell at the Thanksgiving Public Market.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- The Republican-led Senate majority is more focused on cutting spending to close the state’s budget deficit than the new mostly Democratic House majority or independent Gov. Bill Walker.
- Alaska Native carvers and weavers say they're worried about the future of yellow cedar.
- Mark Anthony De Simone is accused of shooting 34-year-old Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales twice in the back of the head in May 2016.
- The Alaska Marine Highway has seen deep funding and service cuts as the state deals with a massive budget deficit. With the money running low, what are the system’s prospects during this year’s legislative session?