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.
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.