Juneau Afternoon 1/24/14

By January 23, 2014A Juneau Afternoon

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.

Recent headlines

  • Computer problems for some - extended coffee break for others: Some employees of the Dept. of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Financial Services Division in the State Office Building in Juneau drink coffee near their disabled computers March 22, 2017. The workers, who chose to not be identified, said that some computers were working while others were not as a result of a statewide technical problem within the state's system. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

    Software update locks thousands of state workers out of computers

    Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
  • The top of the Raven Shark totem pole lies in Totem Hall at Sitka National Historical Park. (Photo by Emily Russell/KCAW)

    After 30 years, Raven Shark pole back in Sitka

    The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
  • Longtime leader Rosita Worl to leave Sealaska board

    One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
  • U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to reporters in one of the Senate’s more ornate rooms. (Photo by Liz Ruskin/Alaska Public Media)

    Murkowski at odds with Trump’s call to end NEA funding

    President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.
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