Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll get an update on the whale project from Kathy Rudy and Jim Clark;
As part of our CBJ Department Profile series, we’ll get a report on the Juneau Police Department from Chief Bryce Johnson;
We’ll speak with Sarah Lidstone about the African Children’s Choir and their concerts in early September;
And the new Teaching and Learning Director Ted Wilson will be here to talk about the Juneau School District’s Report Card to the Public.
Plus, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The Juneau Assembly will be asked next week to approve $3.06 million in pay increases for employees at Bartlett Regional Hospital. That's after the city-owned hospital's board of directors approved a tentative agreement with its unionized workforce after more than a year of negotiations that ended with the help of federal mediators.
- Scientists recently announced they had found an Asian tapeworm species in pink salmon caught off the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. In a recent study, a team of scientists identified a Japanese broad tapeworm larva in pink salmon caught in Resurrection Creek near Hope. The study appears in the February issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.
- An overdue snowmachiner, who was traveling to Fairbanks from Shungnak, by way of Huslia, has been found dead near Selawik Hot Springs. Travis Loughridge, 27, left Shungnak about noon Saturday and was expected to arrive in Fairbanks by Monday evening.
- Juneau's state legislative delegation told a half-dozen members of the Juneau Assembly on Thursday morning that the state's budget outlook isn't rosy. Democratic Sen. Dennis Egan said there are real risks to middle-class public sector jobs under threat by budget cuts.