Friday at 3 on a Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton hosts:
We’ll find out about the Downtown Business Association’s Neighbors Day at the JACC;
Peggy-Ann McConnochie will be here with news about this year’s Rotary Bulbs;
Brad Orr and Chris Mertl will be here to highlight the Mendenhall Master Plan;
And we’ll learn about a class for educators: Alaska Agriculture in the Classroom, with Melissa Sikes.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, live at 3 on KTOO, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on demand via ktoo.org
- Defenders of the Obama health care law are applying as much pressure as they can to get U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski to vote no on the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and Tuesday, all eyes were on Murkowski at the Capitol.
- Juneau's long-awaited 32-unit Housing First apartment complex will welcome its first batch of formerly homeless residents within the week. The $8.3 million project came together through community support in cash and donated materials and services.
- Nikoosh Carlo began work this month in a newly created position: senior adviser for climate.
- The Alaska ferry Taku's next life will be as a floating hotel. Portland-based KeyMar LLC made the winning bid of $300,000 for the 54-year-old ship.