Juneau Afternoon 10/3

Thursday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser will host.

We’ll get a preview of tonight’s presentation, Modern Slavery-Human Trafficking in Alaska, with Robin Bronen, from the Alaska Institute for Justice;

We’ll get the details on this Friday’s First Friday exhibit at the Alaska State Museum and get an update on the Museum’s future with guest, Bob Banghart;

We’ll talk with Keola Beamer and R. Carlos Nakai about their concert this Saturday at the Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium;

And Nancy DeCherney will be with be here with Arts Up.

That, Writers’ Almanac, music & more, Thursday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.

Recent headlines

  • Juneau residents will vote for three assembly seats and two school board members in the October 7 election. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)

    Jamie Bursell appointed to the Juneau Assembly

    "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
  • Rorie Watt said he's "terribly excited" to be Juneau's next city manager. (Photo by Autumn Sapp)

    Juneau Assembly selects Rorie Watt as next city manager

    "I just think that the manager’s job is the juggler of so many different things. I think it’s just going to be fun. I don’t think it’s going to be easy," Rorie Watt said.
  • Delta's first flight of the summer season touched down in Juneau at 8:49 p.m. May 30 with 120 passengers from Seattle. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)

    For Juneau, it’s a good time to fly

    "Juneau to Minneapolis for $361. New York for $365, which is insane. The fares dropped by $100 to $200 overnight. And adjusted for inflation, really, Juneau has never ever seen these exceptional rates," said travel analyst Scott McMurren.
  • North Slope Borough Police SUVs cars

    Barrow Rep. Nageak’s nephew killed in police shooting

    The facts of what happened aren't clear yet. The body is on its way to Anchorage for autopsy, and state investigators were Barrow-bound.

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