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.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.