Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardes hosts.
We’ll find out about Sunday’s Open House at the Shambhala Center;
Philip Dierking will talk a bout his experiences in Africa;
We’ll get a preview of Wednesday’s Juneau World Affairs Council presentation with Jenny Gomez Strickler;
We’ll find out about Juneau Douglas High School’s trip to the Fringe Festival in Scotland.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more – all on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- 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 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.