Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll talk with Rosemary Gruening and Alison Brown about Thursday’s PEO Whale Watch fundraiser;
We’ll profile local artist, Merridy Davis,
And we’ll get an update on Perseverance Theatre’s SummerFest.
We’ll talk with Laurie Craig about bears at the glacier.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music & more on A Juneau Afternoon.
- A new court case argues that the way in which state juries are selected in Alaska discriminates against rural, Native communities. The case could significantly impact the Delta’s court system if it’s successful.
- When a school closes in rural Alaska, families who stay face tough choices. They can send their children away to school in another village or city, or they can home school their kids. Clark’s Point fought for a third option, to reopen their school. The school, which closed in 2012, will be back in session next week.
- So far no reports of injuries in large fire that continues to burn at large, remote salmon processing plant on the Alaska Peninsula. One dock was cut away, and production facilities heavily damaged according to on-the-ground reports.
- Orutsararmiut Native Council held its first Science and Culture camp in July for high school students. Campers collected juvenile fish, like baby king and red salmon, and participated in activities in avian biology, ethnobotany and workshops on federal and state subsistence management.