Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser hosts.
Ruth Johnson will be here to highlight this weekend’s Beat The Odds Race
We’ll talk with Dixie Belcher and Elaine Schroeder about the upcoming visit by an 81-year old Thai activist;
Charles Rohrbacher will be here to talk about his show, Icons for Iraq;
We’ll learn about this Friday’s Groundworks Opportunities fundraising Orange Is The New Black Party;
And we’ll hear about local Arts Activities with our regular feature, Arts Up.
That, Writer’s Almanac,Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.
- A science, technology, engineering, and math program geared towards Alaska Native students has guided one Kodiak local through both middle school and high school. And now, he’s off to college.