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 state Division of Insurance plans to ask the feds to offset its costs for the Alaska Reinsurance Program.
- After a mild start to December, it’s gotten bitter cold in Haines and Skagway, with temperatures dropping into the teens and single digits. With temperatures far below freezing, snowfall from the weekend is not likely to go anywhere soon.
- As temperatures rise, Arctic ice is retreating, making trips through the Northwest passage – from Alaska to Maine – a new summer reality. But until now, mariners navigating Arctic ice have had limited formal training. A professor at Maine Maritime Academy is working to change that.
- One shot was fired in an officer-involved shooting Saturday, according to the Juneau Police Department. Police say Sgt. Chris Gifford fired the shot that injured Jeremie Shaun Tinney, 38, of Juneau while officers were investigating a single-vehicle crash in the 16500 block of Ocean View Drive.