Juneau Afternoon 2/28/14

By February 27, 2014A Juneau Afternoon

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Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.

We’ll get an update on UAS activities with Katie Bausler: UAS Honors Symposium next week concluding with a presentation by Miriam Khan, author of Tahiti Beyond the Postcard: Power, Place and Everyday Life;

We’ll talk with Elaine Schroeder, one of AWARE’s 4 Women of Distinction this year;

Mary Lou Gerbi will offer a preview of her Friday Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Visitor Center on Mary Joyce, who ran the Taku River Lodge and went on a 1,000 mile solo dog drive back in the early days of Southeast Alaska;

And we’ll get the details about Saturday’s LGBTQIA Town Meeting from Lauren Tibbitts-Travis

That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.

Recent headlines

  • Norton Gregory

    Juneau Assembly candidate reflects on old DWI and DUI

    Norton Gregory is running for Juneau Assembly in the upcoming municipal election.
  • The state ferry Columbia will soon sail south for repairs to a damaged propeller. That will  leave Sitka without marine highway service for two weeks. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

    Kennicott ferry fills in while Columbia is repaired

    Alaska’s largest ferry will be down for repairs longer than expected. Another ship will fill in, but it’s smaller and some travelers will have to make other arrangements.
  • Alaska Native Sisterhood members march in Wrangell during the Grand Camp's 2015 Convention in Wrangell. (Photo Courtesy Peter Naoroz/ANB)

    Brotherhood, Sisterhood prep for convention

    Alaska’s oldest Native organizations are trying to attract younger members. That and other issues are on the table at the ANB-ANS Grand Camp Convention Oct. 5-8.
  • The Explorer of the Seas docked in Skagway. (Photo by Emily Files/KHNS)

    Skagway tourism season comes to a close

    As the air gets colder and the days shorter, the Skagway tourism season is coming to a close. Overall, tourism staff says this summer was a success. The last cruise ship of the season has come and gone and shop owners around Skagway are preparing for winter, cleaning up and closing their doors. The streets that were recently busy with visitors are quieting down.

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