Tuesday on A Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton will be your host:
Bill Merk will be here to preview this weekend’s 7th Annual Poetry Grand Slam;
We’ll talk with Corinn Canlon about the upcoming Garlic Lover’s Fest;
We’ll learn about Perseverance Theatre’s presentation, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare;
Missouri Smyth will be here to highlight music and culture presentations at Floyd Dryden Middle School.
At 4, tune in to KTOO for All Things Considered, followed at 6, it’s Alaska News Nightly.7
- An earthquake January in the Gulf of Alaska left the city of Kodiak’s fire station shaken and cracked. It’s also stimulated the efforts to replace the building.
- The Alaska Public Offices Commission has not yet decided how to resolve the most recent complaint lodged against longtime Skagway Assemblyman Dan Henry. The commission addressed the issue at a regular meeting Wednesday.
- The city of Wrangell is asking its citizens to reduce water consumption by 10 to 20 percent. The measure went into effect Friday and will last indefinitely.
- In the wake of the Las Vegas concert massacre last fall, lawmakers in at least 30 states introduced legislation to ban “bump stocks,” which convert semiautomatic guns into automatic weapons and which were used by the gunman. Only two of the bills passed.