Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Paul Dorman and Nathan Bodenstaat, from UAS housing will give an update on the new dorm under construction on the main campus;
We’ll talk with members of Pamuya, scheduled to perform tonight at the JACC but temporarily waiting in Sitka for the fog to lift allowing them to land in Juneau;
Julie Niederhauser will drop by from the State Library to tell us about Tuesday’s Digital Learning Day project;
AELP’s Scott Willis will be here with a preview of his Friday Fireside Lecture;
And we’ll find out about digital technology and the Blind Date with a Book program at the Juneau Public Lbirary;
Saturday’s presentation at the Downtown Library, The Rape Culture Project has been cancelled due to the fog preventing the guests to arrive in Juneau.
- Gov. Bill Walker says he wouldn't go through the hassle of calling another special session this year if he didn't expect Alaska legislators to pass the bills on his agenda. But Walker faces an uphill battle in selling skeptical senators on his new tax bill.
- The bow of an abandoned boat could be seen this weekend drifting up and down the Gastineau Channel between Lemon Creek and the Douglas Bridge. A broadcast warning to mariners was issued Saturday, but no further action was being taken as of Sunday afternoon.
- With a surge in vehicle thefts in Anchorage, some residents are taking matters into their own hands. One group mobilizing through Facebook is reuniting stolen vehicles with their owners. Members of the A Team, as they call themselves, say they are filling a void left by overworked police.
- 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.