We’ll get the details for this Thursday’s Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society;
Beth Weigel will be here with an update on activities happening at the Juneau Public Library;
Frank Katasse will be here to highlight Saturday’s Juneau Little Theater Acting Workshop;
Adrianne Schwartz, from the School District Food Service Program, will be here to talk about the program and the Nutritional Alaskan Foods that are offered as menu selections each month (salmon, halibut, sugar snap peas, carrots, coleslaw, barley cereal, and more!).
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.