Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll talk with Tristan Knudsen Lombardo about this weekend’s Only Fools Run At Midnight event;
We’ll talk with Kay Kanne about her 30-plus years as a midwife;
Claire Richardson will be here to highlight Saturday’s Starr Hill Summer Potluck;
We’ll hear another story from former Tongass National Forest ranger Pete Griffin;
And we’ll get an update on CBJ activities with City Manager Kim Kiefer.
That, Writers’Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Wednesday att 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
- One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
- President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.
- Ten years ago, Paul Manafort "secretly worked for a Russian oligarch who wanted him to promote Russian interests," the AP's Chad Day tells NPR.