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.
- The federal government instituted a near-total ban on the domestic commercial trade of African elephant ivory, but many Alaskans are concerned the backlash from this ban is affecting other ivories. St. Lawrence Islander Susie Silook is the author of a petition to protect walrus ivory and other marine mammal by-products from various states’ legislation that would see it banned as a response to the federal ban.
- Ancient microbes, unusual ice structures, mammoth bones - there's a lot happening below the surface in the Fairbanks Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility.
- Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."
- The social media company posted stronger-than-expected revenue of $616 million in the third quarter — even as revenue growth continued to slow. To be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.