Dov Gartenberg, Executive Director of NAMI, will introduce Don Allen Croll, who will present Comedy for a Cause: An Afternoon of Entertainment and Song as a fundraiser for NAMI Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m. at the JACC;
Zuill Bailey, Director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, will give us highlights of the month-long event which begins tomorrow;
Rich Mattson, Aquarium Manager and Education Coordinator at the Douglas Island Pink and Chum Fish Hatchery will help us kick off KTOO’s new feature Fish 101;
and Laura Haywood and Abe Leavy will drop by to give us details on the Juneau Symphony Youth Solo Competition, open to the public Sunday starting at 7 p.m. at Thunder Mountain High School’s auditorium.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, National Native News, music and more on Juneau Afternoon
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.
- More Alaskans are driving electric cars. The same is true for California, Oregon and Washington state. But many people continue to consider the vehicles as too small, difficult to use and no more than a novelty.
- Master Gardener Ed Buyarski reminds us to ventilate our greenhouse, harvest our garlic and raspberries, deadhead any finished flowers, and eradicate all slugs.
- AT&T's announced plans to upgrade the network by summer of 2016 have stalled. And people in Skagway have noticed, as they slog through another summer of cell phone problems.