Juneau Afternoon – 4/11/14

By April 10, 2014A Juneau Afternoon

Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.

We’ll hear about a national mathematical honorary which will be installed at UAS next Thursday, and a presentation by the installer, Dr. Colin Starr of Williamette University in Oregon, on Feuerbach’s Theorem

Mary Lou Spartz and Richard Stokes will be here to highlight Sunday’s presentation by the Monday Night Writers’ Group;

We’ll talk with the Alaska Folk Festival’s Guest Dance Band, the Gallus Brothers;

Jorden Nigro and Amy Fletcher will tell us about the Gratitude Lens Project;

and, Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers will drop in to raise the insanity level in the KTOO studio.

That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.

Recent headlines

  • An Alaska Airlines plane at Juneau International Airport.

    Alaska Airlines pilots plan picket over lack of compensation

    Alaska Airlines pilots have reached a breaking point in negotiations with the company, and now have plans to picket outside Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The pilots plan to picket starting at 1 p.m. Monday outside the airport in Anchorage.
  • Obadiah Jenkins tries to help Daniel Hartung pull himself from Six-Mile Creek in Hope. (Photo courtesy James Bennett)

    Homer resident saves kayaker’s life on Six-Mile Creek

    Jenkins was taking a practice run through the class four rapids when a bystander filming the event, noticed another participant, Daniel Hartung, 64, of Indian Valley, flipped out of his kayak and became pinned under a log.
  • Vigor Alaska Shipyard Development director Doug Ward talks with Marine Transportation advisory board member Greg Wakefield inside the not-quite-finished Alaska Class ferry Tazlina. (Photo by Leila Kheiry/KRBD)

    Alaska class ferry Tazlina on track at Ketchikan shipyard

    The Tazlina is the first of two new Alaska Class ferries that the Ketchikan Vigor Alaska shipyard is building for the state. Its two halves are complete and welded together, and shipyard workers are busy getting interior spaces done.
  • The Matanuska sits in drydock for maintenance.

    Fall-winter-spring ferry bookings begin

    The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.