Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Laury Scandling hosts.
We’ll talk with Kyle Picket about his years as the Music Director & conductor of the Juneau Symphony;
J. Kevin Burchfield will be here to highlight his new novel, Jingle, Jingle;
And we’ll continue our Fish 101 series with Tom Rutecki, from the National Marine Fisheries Auke Bay Lab.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
- In a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 55 percent of Americans say they disapprove of the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.