Scott Burton hosts on Thursday, January 3, 2018.
We’ll check in with the KTOO newsroom and highlight some of Juneau’s biggest 2018 stories.
The Zach Gordon Youth Center will give us an update,
and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will preview the weekend’s arts and entertainment happenings with Arts Up.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Thursday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM.
- Akiak lost a mile-long stretch of riverbank to erosion in May. Six houses are now within 100 feet of the river and need to be moved — and soon. But some residents don’t want to move.
- The CEO of the Pebble Limited Partnership and a prominent Pebble opponent debated a key point of contention about the proposed mine: its size.
- Formerly known as the Willoughby District, the area will now be known as the Aak’w Village District, paying homage to its original residents.
- Former Alaska state Rep. Jason Grenn sponsored an ethics law last year that affects legislators' per diems. He called a recent vote on retroactive per diem payments "sad."