Andi Hirsh and Sherry Patterson will be here to highlight Wednesday’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “ I Have a Dream” speech;
We’ll talk to Bill Paulick about Juneau Brass & Winds;
We’ll talk with pianist Lara Downs about her upcoming concert with cellist Zuill Bailey;
And we’ll learn about how to speak Chinese, with guest, Lori Thompson.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Monday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.