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.
Alaska has a lot going on right now.
Never miss the important parts with insightful (and entertaining) news from The Signal, the best weekly Alaska news email.
- The City and Borough of Juneau announced Katie Koester as the new public works and engineering director on Monday. Former Director Mike Vigue retired earlier this month.
- According to the U.S. Postal Service, White Mountain has been without regular postal deliveries since late October, after the rural Alaska community's postmaster left her position.
- There’s no mine yet at the Palmer Project site. But a small cadre of scientists live there for half the year, looking for minerals.
- An Anchorage dentist is on trial for felony criminal counts of Medicaid fraud and reckless endangerment over — among other allegations — performing dentistry while on a hoverboard.