Juneau Afternoon – 5/26/14

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.

Recent headlines

  • Arctic Chinook exercise concludes

    Coast Guard wraps up Arctic exercises

    The series of simulated drills was known as the Arctic Chinook exercise and wrapped Thursday morning in Kotzebue, according to a Coast Guard press release.
  • Bacteria that causes botulism.

    Science and cooking collide to fight botulism

    Scientists are trying to learn how to prevent botulism in seal oil, a main ingredient in many traditional Alaska Native foods.
  • Earthquake Simulator

    Earthquake simulator will shake up Juneau

    Alaska's earthquake simulator will visit Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Thursday, Sept. 1, in downtown Juneau giving residents some emergency preparedness practice at an event that promises to shake, rattle and roll.
  • Dan DeBartolo is one of four candidates running for the Juneau School Board. (Courtesy of Dan DeBartolo)

    School board candidate juggles race and Facebook

    The creator of the Facebook page the Juneau Community Collective is running for public office and that created a problem. He had to figure out how to continue moderating political comments on the page without falling into a conflict of interest.


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