Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Martha Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with John Sabella about his documentary, Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea, showing this week on 360 North;
Christy Ciambor will give us an update on the Prairie Home Companion/KTOO 40th Anniversary trip;
And we’ll learn about next week’s Mid-summmer Vocal Festival.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more – all on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- 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.