Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll talk with Cathy Connor and students from the Juneau Icefield Research Program;
Katie Bausler will be here with a UAS Update:
We’ll talk with filmmaker Bo Boudart about Walking In Two Worlds, about the Tongass National Forest, screening tonight at the Silverbow;
And we’ll talk with Patience, in town from Zimbabwe for a marimba workshop and this week’s Food Truck Friday.
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.