Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
John Kremers and Clark Branch will bring along special guest Michael Orelove, who volunteered to run the Planetarium in the 90’s and is visiting Juneau. The three will offer a a special program at the Planetarium on Astronomy for Children starting tonight at 6;
We’ll get the details on this year’s oratorio, King Island Christmas from Producer Sharon Gaiptman, Director Deborah Smith, and Musical Director Missouri Smyth – the oratorio begins performances this Thursday at Aldersgate Church, where it plays through this weekend, and then moves to the JACC next weekend;
And Adrianne Schwartz, Energy Manager for the Juneau School District, will highlight how the school district saves energy;
That, Writers Almanac, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- KTOO is carrying live NPR coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45 president of the United States beginning at 8 a.m. Friday. The event’s being held at U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
- The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.
- Scientists recently announced they had found an Asian tapeworm species in pink salmon caught off the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. In a recent study, a team of scientists identified a Japanese broad tapeworm larva in pink salmon caught in Resurrection Creek near Hope. The study appears in the February issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
- An overdue snowmachiner, who was traveling to Fairbanks from Shungnak, by way of Huslia, has been found dead near Selawik Hot Springs. Travis Loughridge, 27, left Shungnak about noon Saturday and was expected to arrive in Fairbanks by Monday evening.