Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardes hosts.
We’ll find out about the Juneau Roller Girls upcoming bout;
JR Rosales, from the band, Slush Not Snow, will be here to highlight their new release;
Dov Gartenberg, from NAMI, will give us a preview of this month’s Inside Passages program, centering on mental illness and young people;
Rene Linton and Lena Gilbertson, will focus on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Alaska Native mentoring initiative.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
- In a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 55 percent of Americans say they disapprove of the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
University of Alaska Southeast tightens belt, gets creative after about a half-million dollar budget cutUniversity of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Rick Caulfield said University of Alaska Southeast will lose $400,000 - $600,000 under the current plan.