Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get a preview of tonight’s concert starting at 7 p.m. at Northern Light United Church when the Juneau Folk Festival hosts musicians Cahalen Morrison and Eli West;
Steve Kocsis will fill us in on tonight’s Planetarium presentation on his experience viewing seven total solar eclipses;
Jenna Gonzales Smith will talk about her collage art using articles from nature – she’s opening a show Friday at the JAHC;
And we’ll meet Brita Fagerstrom, who’s one of the students representing JDHS in the regional Poetry Out Loud event to be held Wednesday at JDHS.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- 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.