Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardes hosts.
She’ll talk with former legislator, Beth Kertulla about her recent past and upcoming future;
We’ll talk with Kelly Moore about Meals with Midge and Skate City;
And Jon Gisell will be here to highlight the upcoming Charter School fundraiser, A Taste of Ethiopia.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.