Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
We’ll get an update on Friday’s Sound and Motion presentation, a performance by the Woosh.ji.een Dance Group;
We’ll talk with Sammy Burrous about this weekend’s Tribute to Tom Waits at the Gold Town;
Cathy Conner, this week’s featured speaker for the Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, will be here to talk about ancient trees;
And we’ll talk to Robert Cohen about next Wednesday’s KRNN Spotlight Concert, a Tribute to Blue Note Records.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.