Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll talk with Jessie Herman-Haywood about Friday night’s Fish Fest at the Twisted Fish;
Ralph Steeves and Julie Spiegel will be here to highlight the free tours of the NOAA facility;
Lena Gilbertson will share the details about the latest Big Brothers/Big Sisters fundraiser;
And Andy Kline will be here to celebrate the release of the new brew from the Alaska Brewing Company.
Plus, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.