Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardis hosts.
We’ll hear about the Early Learning Fair at Harborview Elementary School with Joy Lion;
Ida Barnack of St. Vincent de Paul will be here to tell us about the Walk for the Friends of the Poor on Saturday,
We’ll learn about a workshop for starting and operating a specialty food business in Alaska from Sarah Lewis of the UAF Cooperative Extension;
And we’ll speak with John Elliot about his Thursday night KRNN Spotlight Series concert at the Goldtown Nickelodeon theater.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- “Scrap it,” said Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assemblyman Steve Colligan. “We would be better off spending $500,000 to send it to the scrapyard.”
- Some 34,000 Alaskans are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits but don't apply. That's $65 million from the federal government that's not getting into local economies.
- Nick Pletnikoff, who has autism, was pepper-sprayed outside his home by Kodiak police in September. He was never charged with a crime. The family is suing for more than $100,000 plus punitive damages.
- Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.