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.
- 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.