Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix Hosts.
He’ll talk with photographer Mark Kelley, who recently was one of 15 winners of an international photography competition;
Nate Heck, from SAGA will focus on their Winter Obstacle Course;
Bill Merk will be here with a preview of this month’s Poetry Slam on Friday;
And we’ll learn about Eaglecrest’s Porcupine Lodge from Jeffra Clough and Matt Lillard.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.