Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll continue our conversation with Vic Fischer about his new book, To Russia, with Love;
Storyteller Tom Cosgrove will offer a preview of his presentation, Grief;
We’ll talk with Meghan Grunow about Saturday’s ROTARACT Masquerade Ball;
We’ll learn about Friday’s Fireside lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, A Sea of Otters, with guest James Bodkin;
And Mark Stopha will be here with details about Saturday’s Juneau Watershed Partnership Film Festival;
That, plus Writer’s Almanac, music and more, Friday on KTOO-News.
- Cynthia Franklin, who helped guide Alaska's work in setting up the state's legal marijuana industry, is resigning as director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office.
- An online controversy spread to the halls of city government in Anchorage on Tuesday, with accusations flying about fake news, liberal media bias and a militant Islamic training camp in Wasilla that does not exist.
- Former Sen. John Glenn has died at 95. After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space.
- In the past two months, 300 dead puffins have washed up on St. Paul Island, alarming residents who had only seen six carcasses over the last decade. The die-off appears to be slowing down now, but scientists say it could be the sign of a much larger ecosystem problem.