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.
- Juneau grappled with the water fluoridation debate a decade ago and ultimately decided to scrap fluoride. Dentists say cavities in youngsters appear to be rising though there's been no hard data to confirm this trend.
- This week, we're responding to a listener who asked whether it's true that sea ice in Antarctic waters has been generally increasing, while Arctic sea ice has seen dramatic declines.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski said it’s too early to judge the Trump presidency. She’s been skeptical of some of his actions, but in her annual address to the Alaska Legislature this morning, Murkowski presented the Trump administration as an opportunity for resource development.
- The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.