We’ll find out about upcoming activities at the Libraries, with guest Beth Weigel;
Joy Lyon and Elsa Demeksa will be here with details about this week’s Imagination Library event;
We’ll hear an Audio Postcard featuring First Lady Sandy Parnell;
Elfrida Nord will be here to highlight Saturday’s Sons of Norway Holiday Bazaar;
And Nancy DeCherney will be with be here with Arts Up.
That, Writers’ Almanac, music & more, Thursday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The Juneau Access Project envisions 50 more miles of road up Lynn Canal to a ferry terminal closer to the road system. It has divided the Juneau community for decades and faces significant opposition from other southeast cities including Haines and Skagway. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker pulled the plug on the $574 million project last month.
- The Juneau Assembly heard more than 90 minutes of testimony from dozens of residents including merchants, social workers and homeless people themselves who all agreed on one thing: Juneau has a serious homeless problem. But speakers had radically different viewpoints.
- President Trump indicated that potential deals between the pipeline companies and the federal government would be renegotiated, with the goal of allowing construction to move forward.
- The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office will not pursue timber sales at controversial sites in Petersburg and Ketchikan – at least for now.