Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix Hosts.
He’ll talk with Greg Frank from REACH, about the REACH for Learning program;
We’ll talk with Norene Ottness , one of AWARE’s 8 Women of Distinction this year;
Dov Gartenberg, from NAMI, will be here to highlight next week’s Inside Passages program;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Town Downhill Race at Eaglecrest, with Dan Ord and Matt Lillard;
And Jeremy Hsieh (Shay) and Sarah Yu will introduce the new Gavel Alaska iPod App.
- Juneau grappled with the water fluoridation debate a decade ago and ultimately decided to scrap fluoride. Dentists say cavities in youngsters appear to be rising though there's been no hard data to confirm this trend.
- This week, we're responding to a listener who asked whether it's true that sea ice in Antarctic waters has been generally increasing, while Arctic sea ice has seen dramatic declines.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski said it’s too early to judge the Trump presidency. She’s been skeptical of some of his actions, but in her annual address to the Alaska Legislature this morning, Murkowski presented the Trump administration as an opportunity for resource development.
- The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.