We’ll get the details for this Thursday’s Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society;
Beth Weigel will be here with an update on activities happening at the Juneau Public Library;
Frank Katasse will be here to highlight Saturday’s Juneau Little Theater Acting Workshop;
Adrianne Schwartz, from the School District Food Service Program, will be here to talk about the program and the Nutritional Alaskan Foods that are offered as menu selections each month (salmon, halibut, sugar snap peas, carrots, coleslaw, barley cereal, and more!).
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more – all on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
- The Haines area used to be a Tlingit stronghold, ruled by an alliance between the prosperous Chilkat and Chilkoot people. A new Haines Sheldon Museum exhibit explores how the Native territory gradually gave way to white settlement in the late 1800s. The exhibit will anchor the museum’s upstairs space for at least two years.
- "If this technology goes the way that leading experts are predicting, we could see the entire corridor as a freeway could be autonomous by 2040,” said transportation consultant Scott Kuznicki.
- Concerns over animal welfare have led to changes in recent years in how livestock are raised. But seafood has been missing from the conversation. One group aims to change that.
- “I don’t know if the gravity really is hitting everybody, but we’ve been arguing for recognition since statehood, and under this administration the attorney general has provided an opinion that, yes, tribes do exist, that we have inherent sovereignty,” said Richard Peterson, president of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.