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.
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- The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
- The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
- At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.