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.
- 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.
- Tom Morphet, the owner, publisher, reporter, editor and designer for the Chilkat Valley News, was certified Monday to run for Haines Borough Assembly.
- Southcentral Alaska has seen an increase in wasp activity this year. Mild winters are good for overwintering queens, and more queens means more nests come springtime.
- A Canadian company conducting exploration for a potential mine about 35 miles north of Haines was recently granted permission to grow its project.