Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser hosts.
We’ll get an update on public library activities with Beth Wiegel;
We’ll get the details about this Saturday’s Family Day at the Lake;
John Fehringer will be here to highlight his 30-Year Retrospective First Friday show at Kaill’s;
We’ll find out the upcoming Whale Watch cruise for the Bartlett Foundation;
And Catherine Hatch will be here with Arts Up;
That, Writer’s Almanac,Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- Gov. Bill Walker put a hold on an administrative order he issued in February, saying he needed more stakeholder feedback.
- Hundreds of people gathered Thursday at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to celebrate the opening of a newly completed Huna Tribal House and the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. But not everyone could make it. Tribal members and elected officials were stuck at the Juneau International Airport.
- "We’re all expecting to see this fiscal contraction and a reduction in economic indicators. But the reality is that what’s going on at the state level hasn’t hit the communities yet. It hasn’t hit Juneau yet," local analyst Meilani Schijvens says.
- Scattered throughout Alaska are hundreds of pieces of land that have been transferred to Alaska Native Corporations by the federal government.Some came with contamination. Getting them cleaned up has been a decades long process, and a new report catalogs those contaminated sites, but leaves some questions about who will orchestrate cleanup – and when.