Tuesday on A Juneau Afternoon:
MaryLou Spartz & Richard Stokes will be here to highlight Death – The Final Frontier, a collection of readings at the JACC inspired by new paintings by M K McNaughton;
We’ll find out about the upcoming Toastmasters Fall Conference;
We’ll get the details about upcoming weekend writing workshops offered by the 49 Writers group;
And Terri Calvin will be here to discuss the 2017 Careers Fair.
At 4, tune in to KTOO for All Things Considered, followed at 6, it’s Alaska News Nightly.
- the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said about 22 contaminated sites still need to be cleaned up in the Ketchikan-Gateway Borough.
- The company’s owner, Kunniak Hopson, moved to Chugiak 11 years ago from Utqiaġvik, which she calls Barrow. When she was growing up, her family always put McCormick’s Salt ‘n Spice on maktak, which is frozen whale blubber and skin. But McCormick’s stopped making it and she had to find an alternative.
- A set of massive whale bones rests on the bottom of the Newport, Oregon, bay. Scientists from Oregon State University put them there with a plan for a future display on shore. But they’re having trouble finding the money to retrieve the rare blue whale skeleton from beneath the waves.
- The Juneau School District is expanding its preschool programs this school year and enrollment is still open.