Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Jeff Brown hosts.
We’ll get an update on library activities with Beth Weigel;
We’ll talk with local filmmaker, Sonny Pittman, about his new project;
Jennifer Walker will be here to highlight some upcoming parenting workshops;
And we’ll hear what’s happening in town with Sandy Fortier and Arts Up.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- There was an uptick in paralytic shellfish poisoning this summer. But scientists think the future of oyster farming in Alaska still looks bright.
- 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.