Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Amber Morgan will be here with details about this year’s Helping Hands Toy Drive and other holiday-season fund raising drives and food collections;
We’ll hear from Karissa Sleppy about Tidal Echoes;
We’ll highlight high school hockey with members of the Juneau High School Hockey team. Cole Cheeseman, Todd Baseden, and Kevin Sigler will tell us about the upcoming games tonight and Saturday agains Chugiak.
We’ll get a preview of the City Museum’s Saturday Coffee & Collections program on Sydney Laurence when Public Programs Director Kimberly Naylor brings in Geologist Mike Blackwell, historian Jim Geraghty, and naturalist Richard Carstensen, who will give a presentation at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Sydney Laurence’s Southeast Alaska painings.
And we’ll learn about a group of JDHS students studying poetry who will read at a poetry slam at 6 tonight. We’ll get previews of the poems by freshmen Amy Spenzer, Ashlee Carella, Briana Siebenpiper, and Alize Arthur.
That, Writers’ Almanac, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-NEWS.
- Dan Henry agreed to pay more than $600,000 in restitution and serve up to two years in federal prison.
- Alaska Airlines use of the phrase "Meet our Eskimo" in its rebranding campaign has sparked a controversy and new conversation about what “Eskimo” means to Alaska Natives.
- The offer is the latest salvo in a battle between lawmakers, developers and lawyers over the price legislators agreed to for the building in 2013 during a very different fiscal climate.
- The city thinks Hecla's Greens Creek mine may be responsible. The mine says its discharges in the area meet state requirements.