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.
- 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.