Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, a special program:
A one-hour documentary special, Mine Enemy, brings to life a nearly forgotten aspect of life on the wartime homefront, whose ripples were felt on both sides of the ocean for years to come. The sound-rich program includes the voices of former German POWs and Americans who remember them, and archival sound from the period. Mine Enemy is produced by Alison Jones together with Peabody award-winning editor Deborah George and hosted by veteran public radio producer John Biewen.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.