It was a packed show today on a Juneau Afternoon with Andy Kline hosting.
We heard from Eric Boraas at Trail Mix about their Dinner and Auction Saturday at 6 pm at Centennial Hall.
Gary Weglarz and Bill Williams of Hospice Homecare told us about a Rememberence Gathering on Sunday, November 18.
It is Wildlife Wednesday and Michelle Ridgeway, Marine Ecologist and Chair, Alaska Chapter, of the Explorers Club will be talking tonight about her rural Alaska education efforts.
We talked about Queen for a Day, an Eagles Scholarship fundraiser, Friday, November 16 with Gerry Swanson.
And a talk on the Future of Wild Pacific Salmon by Dr. Robert Lackey that is being held on Friday at Centennial Hall was the discussion we wrapped up with — speaking to Neil Stichert of the US Fish and Wildlife and the the SE Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership
Listen to the whole big shebang here!
- 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.