Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll hear about Concerto Night, a concert offered by Cellist Zuill Bailey August 30 in support of Juneau Jazz & Classics;
Margie Hamburger will be here to highlight upcoming Juneau-Douglas City Museum events;
We’ll talk with Catherine Wilkins about the Juneau Cello Choir, 8 cellists performing at Food Truck Friday;
And Lybnette Hart, the Cocoa Diva will be here, along with Improv performer Mike Christenson, both appearing at the Food Truck Friday for this week.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.