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.
- Trump nominated Bryan Schroder for the post, the acting head of the Alaska district since Karen Loeffler and 45 other U.S. attorneys appointed by former President Barack Obama were asked to resign after Trump's election.
- A Senate spokesman says the third special session is likely to start Thursday, July 27, in Juneau, and it's expected to last one or two days. The House and Senate indicated an agreement had been reached.
- The BBC and PBS are teaming up on a special series of live, prime-time nature programs showcasing Alaska’s wildlife to tens of millions of people around the world. Cutting edge technology and a lot of luck goes into the high stakes production.
- The three-member Juneau Assembly mining task force is seeking to add two planning commissioners and two members of the public. The group is studying a proposal to streamline the city's mining review process.