Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Maybelle Filler with SEARHC will explain the Mental Health First Training she’ll be delivering Wednesday, February 5 at the Tlingit and Haida Vocational Training Center;
Regina Fallache will be here to highlight Saturday afternoon’s DAR Genealogy Workshop from 3-4 at the Valley Library;
We’ll get a preview of the Friday Fireside Lecture about Lituya Bay, with guest Lynn Schooler;
Shawn Eisele will preview next week’s Discovery Southeast’s BackCountry Film Festival;
and Laura Haywood will drop by to tell us about Sunday’s Juneau Cabaret in the 2nd Floor Ballroom at Rockwell beginning at 7 p.m.
- A foreign-owned tanker is expected to transport North Slope crude to Asia in the coming weeks. BP has shipped its oil overseas before, but it’s been decades since it was on a tanker built and managed outside the U.S.
- The Washington Post’s style section reports that Jose DelReal was blocked Wednesday from covering a campaign event for vice presidential nominee Mike Pence in Wisconsin.
- The Ketchikan School Board approved a new policy Wednesday establishing programs to help reduce child abuse and sexual assault. There was no discussion before the unanimous roll-call vote in favor of the policy, which calls for age-appropriate information for students in all grade levels to teach about appropriate conduct, and resources available for students.
- The United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.