Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-FM, Danny Peterson hosts.
We’ll talk to Lew Simons about his talk for the Juneau World Affairs Council;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Juneau Symphony Recital, with guests Candace LiVolsi and Beth Madsen Bradford;
Beth Weigel will get our appetites ready for Friday’s Discovery Southeast’s Dinner & Auction;
And we’ll talk to Pat Race and fellow artist Scott C about an upcoming drawing workshop.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.