Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll get a preview of tonight’s Sound & Motion presentation, A Trip South;
We’ll talk to Darren Snyder about the Shindig dance tonight (Friday) with SuSu & the Prophets, celebrating this weekend’s Chicken Summit;
We’ll talk with Stacy Bowles about the upcoming Production Assistant classes;
We’ll talk with Chris Peloso, a local comic artist, about his shadow box workshop this weekend.
- Efforts to build a community center in Gustavus is getting a boost from the Rasmuson Foundation which announced it's awarding a local nonprofit a $400,000 grant. The community is working to build a 200-seat center that could open its doors in 2018.
- Oprah declared 2017 her “Year of Adventure” and launched a series of cruises – one to Alaska, where she had never been before. On her itinerary for Sitka was a visit to Fortress of the Bear, the Alaska Raptor Center, and watching the New Archangel Dancers at Harrigan Centennial Hall.
- Congress has been trying to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act for years. Now it's down to the wire, but there are multiple proposals on the Senate's table, and more could be on the way.
- Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste said you can get a ticket for eating, sipping coffee, starting a video or grooming if a trooper sees you driving badly as a consequence.