Juneau Afternoon 9/23/13

By September 20, 2013A Juneau Afternoon
Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardes will be your host.

We’ll get an update on the 360North productions highlighting the 50th Anniversary of the Alaska Marine Highway;

Steve Kocsis will be here with the details about Tuesday’s Planetarium presentation on Astronaut Humor;

We’ll talk with Maire New about her year-long residency at Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Academy;

We’ll learn about a new Tlingit language app;

And Katrina Pearson & Colleen Mondor will be here to profile their new publishing business, Shorefast Editions.

That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, Music and More Monday Afternoon at 3 on KTOO News.

Recent headlines

  • Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Photo by Jennifer Canfield/KTOO)Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Photo by Jennifer Canfield/KTOO)

    Bartlett hospital reaches agreement with union

    The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.
  • CREDIT JAYDE FERGUSON

    Asian tapeworm found in Alaskan salmon of Kenai Peninsula coast

    Scientists recently announced they had found an Asian tapeworm species in pink salmon caught off the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. In a recent study, a team of scientists identified a Japanese broad tapeworm larva in pink salmon caught in Resurrection Creek near Hope. The study appears in the February issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
  • Overdue snowmachiner succumbed to hypothermia, state troopers believe

    An overdue snowmachiner, who was traveling to Fairbanks from Shungnak, by way of Huslia, has been found dead near Selawik Hot Springs. Travis Loughridge, 27, left Shungnak about noon Saturday and was expected to arrive in Fairbanks by Monday evening.
  • Juneau city hall welcome sign - CBJ website

    Juneau’s legislators talks fiscal crisis with Assembly

    Juneau's state legislative delegation told a half-dozen members of the Juneau Assembly on Thursday morning that the state's budget outlook isn't rosy. Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan said there are real risks to middle-class public sector jobs under threat by budget cuts.
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