Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
George Kuhar will bring us some of his music and tell us about his birthday concert at The Rookery tomorrow night at 7;
We’ll hear from Lance Twitchell about UAS Alaska Native language classes;
And we’ll talk with Evelyn Bass, Program Director, about the Juneau Co-Op Nursery School’s upcoming semester.
That, plus Writer’s Almanac, music and more, on KTOO-News.
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.