Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll highlight upcoming construction projects with UAS Project Managers Pua Maunu and Ke Mell;
M J Grande & Amelia Jenkins will be here with details about this year’s Summer Reading Programs at the Library;
We’ll talk with Susan Oehler about the upcoming Yakutat Tern Festival;
And John Thedinga will be here along with Alan Davis to talk about the connection between plastic chairs and the Community Garden.
That, Writer’s Almanac, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
- In a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 55 percent of Americans say they disapprove of the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
University of Alaska Southeast tightens belt, gets creative after about a half-million dollar budget cutUniversity of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Rick Caulfield said University of Alaska Southeast will lose $400,000 - $600,000 under the current plan.