KRNN is home to Juneau’s unique home-made public radio tradition of everything from folk to jazz and from world music to the classics. The music is all handpicked and most of the programs are locally hosted by community volunteers who share both a love for music and public radio. Tune in regularly to catch live studio performances, artist interviews and updates on the arts and music scene in Juneau. KRNN: radio that’s conversational, curious, authentic and very local.
- It’s easy to access illegal drugs in prison in Alaska, Department of Corrections says. Commissioner Dean Williams says his department is trying to stop it.
- Towns across Alaska have to grapple with what to do once a known sex offender returns to the community after serving their punishment. Though there are clear limits in some areas, there are massive gray zones, as well.
- A pair of Sitka adventurers has just wrapped up a six-year odyssey in their own backyard. Eric Speck and Dan Evans are likely the first people to walk the length of Baranof Island, north-to-south. They did the trip in segments — hiking a total of 32 days — through some of the most rugged terrain on the planet.
- Technology that removes fine particulates from wood and coal stove smoke is being readied for testing in North Pole as part of a citizen science project.