Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Board President Carol McKenzie and Past President Samia Seville of the Gold Creek Child Development Center will be here to tell us about the Center’s 2nd Annual Tot Rave to be held Saturday at DIPAC from 4:30–7:30 pm. It’s a fundraiser for the Center and a fun dance for kids 6 and under with DJ White Chocolate, a demonstration by Complete Warrior Martial Arts, a silent auction and a no-host food bar.
Randall Tetlichi, a Gwitch’in First Nation member who teaches at Yukon College in Whitehorse will tell us about his visit to Juneau as an Elder in Residence at the University of Alaska Southeast. He will deliver an address at the UAS – Evening at Egan in the Egan Library, Friday evening at 7. He will tell stories and talk about Human–Caribou Relations, from a First Nations Perspective
Three students and a teacher from the Montessori Borealis Adolescent Program will explain how they are composting lunchroom scraps and leftovers using a system they set up with help from Cooperative Extension Agent Darren Snyder, as Pat continues his series of short programs examining Sustainability in Juneau.
and, from Gastineau Elementary School on Douglas Island, we’ll talk with new Principal Brenda Edwards.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she needs time to review a health care bill drafted by fellow Republicans to understand its effects.
- Advocacy group Alaska Trails sent a letter to let Gov. Bill Walker know that transportation funds are at risk. Alaska returned $2.6 million to the U.S. Department of Transportation last September.
- The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association has been trying to move a majority of its net pens in the Tutka Bay Lagoon to the head of Tutka Bay for about four years. The hotly debated issue has led to packed community meetings and questions about the impact of raising fish in the area.
- A lot of science involves happy accidents. A retired scientist from Oregon stepped off the ferry in Sitka late last month, and on a hunch decided to look around the woods for an old friend.