Pat Moore hosts today’s program.
He’ll talk with Katie Bausler, Public Relations Spokesperson at UAS about upcoming programs in UAS’s free Sound and Motion Series, and remind us that applications for scholarships are due next week;
Freelance artist and cartoonist Lee Post will drop by to highlight his children’s and teens cartooning classes Saturday and Sunday at the downtown and valley libraries;
Dr. Jamie Womble, National Park Service biologist, will tell us a little about her research tracking the moviements of Harbor Seals from Glacier Bay; she’ll present information from her studies of seals at tonight’s Fireside Lecture at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center;
And Monday Juneau Afternoon host Joan Pardes will drop by with Brownie Scout Troop 4036. They’ll sing a couple of samples from the singing valentines Juneau-ites can order up for their loved ones on Valentines Day. The young ladies will serenade, present a Valentine, and deliver a treat to your loved one – this is part of a fund-raiser to help the girls get to Whitehorse for a camping and horse-riding trip.
That, Writers Almanac, music and more, Wednesday at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
- One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
- President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.
- Ten years ago, Paul Manafort "secretly worked for a Russian oligarch who wanted him to promote Russian interests," the AP's Chad Day tells NPR.