Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Ken Fix will join us to talk about tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Stars and Our Sun, as well as upcoming programs at the Marie Drake Planetarium;
Sarah-Lynn Tabachnik will introduce Colleen McKenzie, one of this year’s AWARE Women of Distinction and give some details on Saturday’s honorary banquet;
Japanese Consul to Alaska Kolchi Funayama, tonight’s Juneau World Affairs Council’s guest speaker, will join JWAC President Jim Clark to give a preview of his presentation;
and Patrick Murphy will come in to tell us about Gastineau Elementary’s music program.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- Kenneth Manzanares, 39, is charged by a federal grand jury with one count of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, also 39, aboard the Emerald Princess cruise ship in Southeast Alaska.
- The federal government is moving forward with its review of Hilcorp's proposal to drill offshore for oil in the Arctic.
- A series of promising oil discoveries and a recent move by the Trump administration mean the vast, remote National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is about to get a lot more controversial.
- Details are emerging slowly on the fire at the Peter Pan Seafoods processing plant in Port Moller. The 100-year-old plant caught fire late Tuesday night, and the blaze continued to burn Wednesday. The full scope of the damage is still unclear, but witnesses say it is extensive.