Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Tune in KTOO on December 23 at 3pm for the radio debut of our new series the “Writers’ Showcase”. The inaugural program is holiday themed and includes the works of Alaska authors read by actors before a live studio audience. Think: Selected Shorts, Alaska Style. Writers include Heather Lende, Geoff Kirsch, Clint Farr, Joan Pardes and Rockwell Kent. Actors include Christina Apathy, Shona Strauser, and Ryan Conarro. That’s the Writers’ Showcase, Monday, December 23rd at 3pm on KTOO-FM.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.