(Due to special NPR coverage of the shooting in Las Vegas at 3 p.m. on KTOO, A Juneau Afternoon will play at 4 p.m. on KRNN and will also be available here just after 4 p.m.)
Monday on A Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton hosts.
Kolene James will be here with details about Indigenous Peoples Day;
We’ll get an update on all things Perseverance Theatre;
Police Chief Ed Mercer will discuss JPD activities;
We’ll talk with Cheryl Snyder about New Member Month here at KTOO;
And Chef Stef will preview Juneau Appreciation Week at the Juneau Artists Gallery.
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 special Mudrooms’-inspired program, Falling Through the Healthcare Cracks.
- With the uncertainty over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Lisa Murkowski is again the focus of attention. As for his views on the legal status of Alaska Natives, she says they spoke and he allayed her concerns.
- A ballot initiative aimed at protecting salmon habitat is facing stiff opposition from industry groups, unions and Native corporations in Alaska. That opposition was on full display at an Anchorage hearing on the measure this week.
- The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has contracted a team of real estate experts to help decide what to do with a waterfront property it put up for sale more than two years ago. But the City and Borough of Juneau and would-be developers are losing patience.
- About 50 community members waved homemade signs. Representatives from the Alaska branch AFL-CIO and Alaska Native community also spoke.