Monday on A Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton hosts.
We’ll talk with wildlife biologist Stephanie Sell about bear awareness;
Sally Smith will preview this year’s Holiday Pops;
We’ll get the details about the Monday night public meeting on South Franklin Street planning and construction with project manager Lori Sowa;
Carmeleeda Estrada will highlight next weekend’s Tináa art show and auction;
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3 on KTOO, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on-demand via ktoo.org
Tonight at 7, tune in to KTOO-FM for a Municipal Candidate Forum.
- Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.
- There are flutterings of a small movement taking wing in Alaska to change the state bird from willow ptarmigan to raven.
- Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle were caught off guard when Anchorage Republican Rep. Joshua Revak posted a two-minute video of the oath on social media.
- Alaskans who received permanent fund dividends in 2016 — and who still live in the state — would receive the back payment for 2016 this year.