Wednesday April 9, 2014 Ken Fix hosts;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Hospice Fun Run from Colleen Jones and Joni Pico;
Paul Davis from the Whitehorse Folk Society will be here to highlight folk music activities in Skagway and Whitehorse;
We’ll hear about Friday’s Woosh Kinaadeiyi Showcase fundraiser from Christie Nami Erickson and Bill Murke;
And we’ll get an end of season update from Eaglecrest with Jeffra Clough and Matt Lillard;
All this, some music from Juneau’s 2014 folk festival artists and more on a Juneau Afternoon.
- The appropriation meets the full amount state law allows the CBJ to give the school district plus provides $925,700 for other programs and activities not tied to the state funding cap.
- The Juneau Assembly is no longer considering shuttering the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. The 41-year-old institution is one of several facilities singled out for closing to help close a $1.9 million shortfall.
- Ishmael Hope's second book of poetry, "Rock Piles Along the Eddy," explores indigenous thought.
- After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.