We’ll get an update on CBJ activities with City Manager Kim Kiefer;
We’ll profile the Better Business Bureau in Alaska, with guest, Adam Harkness;
Summer Koester will be here to highlight the Kinder Espanol Class at the Juneau Family Birth Center;
And we’ll talk with Alaska’s Fiddlin’ Poet, Ken Waldman.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Monday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- Gov. Bill Walker put a hold on an administrative order he issued in February, saying he needed more stakeholder feedback.
- Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to celebrate the opening of a newly completed Huna Tribal House and the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. But not everyone could make it. Tribal members and elected officials were stuck at the Juneau International Airport.
- "We’re all expecting to see this fiscal contraction and a reduction in economic indicators. But the reality is that what’s going on at the state level hasn’t hit the communities yet. It hasn’t hit Juneau yet," local analyst Meilani Schijvens says.
- Scattered throughout Alaska are hundreds of pieces of land that have been transferred to Alaska Native Corporations by the federal government.Some came with contamination. Getting them cleaned up has been a decades long process, and a new report catalogs those contaminated sites, but leaves some questions about who will orchestrate cleanup – and when.