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.
- Norton Gregory is running for Juneau Assembly in the upcoming municipal election.
- 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’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.
- 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.