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 Department of Fish and Game will pull the north line of the Ugashik District back away from the haulout site again, Salomone said, the same as last year. The exact coordinates will be published with the first announcement from Fish and Game about June 1.
- The Navy will scan Kodiak and Unalaska waters for World War II-era munitions using underwater drones next month, as part of an ongoing effort to eventually remove the explosives. What could happen and whether the historic weapons would detonate is unclear.
- Whales might be the largest animals on the planet, but they haven't always been so huge. Researchers say the ocean giants only became enormous fairly recently, and over a short period of time.
- Typical criminal cases go to local district attorneys for consideration. The head of the Office of Special Prosecutions wouldn't elaborate on why this case was in his office.