Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Annie Bartholomew will be your host.
We’ll get an update from Sarah Brown of the Juneau Symphony;
Joy Lyon will be here to highlight this week’s Thread Open House.
We’ll talk with Cathy Cuenin about her new book. She’s having a booksigning Sunday, August 17th;
And we’ll get a preview of the music at First Friday with Amy O’Neil-Houck of the Juneau Jambusters.
That, Writers’Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.
- The aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights, were visible in much of Southeast Alaska late Wednesday and early Thursday. Share your Northern Lights photos with us.