Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll continue our FISH-101 series with Pete Schneider who will showcase the Steep Creek Fish Cam;
He’ll talk with Steve Weber about Tracy Arm;
We’ll hear a story by Annie Bartholomew on Alaska Native artist Ricky Tagaban.
And we’ll hear a short nature history story from Pete Griffin.
- In the past month, the top three leaders at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority have submitted letters of resignation. The shake up comes at a time when the organization, which manages funds for mental health and substance abuse programming across the state, is undergoing a special legislative audit over concerns about financial mismanagement.
- Alaska’s U.S. senators have issued a second round of statements following the rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia. This time their criticisms are aimed at President Donald Trump.
- States across the lower 48 will get to see a full solar eclipse Monday, August 21, as the moon slides directly in front of the sun for roughly two minutes. People from all over the world are flocking to towns that will fall under the path of the moon’s shadow.
- A science, technology, engineering, and math program geared towards Alaska Native students has guided one Kodiak local through both middle school and high school. And now, he’s off to college.