Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Elizabeth Knecht, mixed-media artist, will give a preview of her show, opening Friday at the City Museum;
Erin Michael and Carter Semple will highlight the Juneau MAPP (Mobilizing for Action Through Planning and Partnerships) forum “Identifying strategic issues”, coming up Wednesday, December 12;
We’ll learn about renewable energy with Robert Gorman, Sitka-based Resource Development Agent with the UAF Cooperative Extension Service;
And we’ll meet the new principal of Mendenhall River Community School, Kathryn Milliron.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.