Wednesday on A Juneau Afternoon, Jamie Waste hosts.
We’ll talk with Lisa Ibias and Dwayne Corbin about this weekend’s Juneau Symphony performances;
We’ll find out what a statewide group of middle-schoolers are learning about drones;
We’ll learn about STICK FIGURES, an art project for ARC of Anchorage;
And Amy Kadinger will be here with a preview of her presentation about Eating for Energy.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today on KTOO-NEWS-Juneau. If you miss the live show, it’s also available at 4 on KRNN, and on-line at ktoo.org.
- The plan is for volunteers this summer to prune some encroaching vegetation, and to plant spruce seedlings in the footprint of the peace sign. Eventually, they expect the spruce will outgrow and contrast with the existing alders on the hillside.
- Dunleavy’s office described the events as discussions of the governor’s budget plan and amendment proposals. The next day, Americans for Prosperity Alaska posted online that it was hosting the events, along with terms and conditions for attendees.
- More than 100 people rallied on the Capitol steps Wednesday in Juneau to oppose significant cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System's budget.
- Medicaid is one of the areas of state government where Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration is looking to make the largest spending cuts. Administration officials released details of those changes for the first time Tuesday.