Juneau Afternoon – 4/25/14

By April 24, 2014A Juneau Afternoon

Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts;

We’ll talk with peace advocate John Dear, who will be giving two talks and leading a workshop this weekend;

Richard Radford and Ottie Nasea will be here to highlight AWARE’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” program;

Tom Robenolt will bring us up to date on Perseverance Theatre’s new production, Boeing, Boeing, opening May 2;

And we’ll talk with Sitka author, John Straley about his new book, Cold Storage Alaska;

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

Recent headlines

  • Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Photo by Jennifer Canfield/KTOO)Bartlett Regional Hospital. (Photo by Jennifer Canfield/KTOO)

    Bartlett hospital reaches agreement with union

    The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.
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    Asian tapeworm found in Alaskan salmon of Kenai Peninsula coast

    Scientists recently announced they had found an Asian tapeworm species in pink salmon caught off the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. In a recent study, a team of scientists identified a Japanese broad tapeworm larva in pink salmon caught in Resurrection Creek near Hope. The study appears in the February issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
  • Overdue snowmachiner succumbed to hypothermia, state troopers believe

    An overdue snowmachiner, who was traveling to Fairbanks from Shungnak, by way of Huslia, has been found dead near Selawik Hot Springs. Travis Loughridge, 27, left Shungnak about noon Saturday and was expected to arrive in Fairbanks by Monday evening.
  • Juneau city hall welcome sign - CBJ website

    Juneau’s legislators talks fiscal crisis with Assembly

    Juneau's state legislative delegation told a half-dozen members of the Juneau Assembly on Thursday morning that the state's budget outlook isn't rosy. Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan said there are real risks to middle-class public sector jobs under threat by budget cuts.
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