Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll meet Sulak Sivaraksa, an 81 year-old Thai activist who will be giving a variety of presentations around town;
As part of our CBJ Department Profile series, we’ll get a report on the Parks and Recreation Department from Brent Fischer and George Schaaf;
JSD Superintendent Mark Miller and principal Bridget Weiss will be on the show to talk about the school district’s response to hazing and moving forward as a community.
And we’ll hear from teacher Cindy McCallon and Jeannie Paden about Grandparent’s Day September 7th and some upcoming free classes on Thursdays in September on grand parenting.
Plus, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.
- Inuit leaders and organizations from Canada have been lobbying the U.S. for the last year. Polar bear sport hunting is an important industry to the Inuit economy.