Happy New Year! Andy Kline was the host and we concentrated on the Arts and the January First Friday on this edition of Juneau Afternoon, including:
Pat Race of Alaska Robotics on their show concentrating on student art inspired by comic books.
Artist Rob Roys and Kimberly Naylor of the City Museum on Rob’s solo exhibit.
And from up on the mountain, we talked to Jeffra Clough and got this week’s Eaglecrest Report, where January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month.
- Two 13-year-old boys were charged in a fire at Twin Lakes, which is being investigated as arson. The boys were located, interviewed and lodged at the Johnson Youth, according to a Juneau Police Department news release.
- The Juneau Assembly has ponied up another $1.2 million for the Housing First project. The 32-unit apartment complex and clinic is designed to serve Juneau's most vulnerable residents, many of them homeless
- The smoke was thick but through the gaps, it didn't look like much was left of the popular playground located in a park north of downtown Juneau.
- City Manager Rorie Watt said the city's costs for subdividing the land and closing the deal could be a quarter million dollars.