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
- President Trump is proposing to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. That’s one detail from the budget the White House delivered to Congress Tuesday. The document fleshes out the “blueprint” released in March.
- Juneau residents will have a rare opportunity this week to sound off over trash service. The company that runs curbside pick up has been acquired by Waste Connections, a Canada-based business with customers in 39 states and five provinces.
- The Department of Fish and Game will pull the north line of the Ugashik District back away from the haulout site again, Salomone said, the same as last year. The exact coordinates will be published with the first announcement from Fish and Game about June 1.
- The Navy will scan Kodiak and Unalaska waters for World War II-era munitions using underwater drones next month, as part of an ongoing effort to eventually remove the explosives. What could happen and whether the historic weapons would detonate is unclear.