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.
- French President François Hollande was at the White House trying broaden an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.
- Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant.
- On the sidewalks, at the stores, at the bars, people have been talking about a loud sound they heard around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Most have never heard anything like it before.
- A pilot program called Alaska Innovative Medicine in Anchorage is rounding out its first year trying to improve that journey for patients while also spending less on health care.