Sheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
On Wednesday, we’ll speak with the Blood Bank of Alaska about the new donation office in the valley. The Juneau Jumpers will preview their Saturday performance, and the Southeast Alaska Friends of Montessori will preview upcoming forums and trainings for prospective teachers.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Wednesday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM.
Interview with Blood Bank of Alaska:
Interview with Juneau Jumpers:
Interview with Southeast Alaska Friends of Montessori:
- Air traffic controllers in Yellowknife, Canada, joined in a widespread, pizza-based act of goodwill recently as the U.S. federal employees’ unpaid payday came and went.
- Alaska’s attorney general and two of the state’s congressional lawmakers are calling on a federal appeals court to uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act. A U.S. district court judge struck the law down in October.
- A new Blood Bank of Alaska location celebrated its grand opening Thursday in Juneau. The region has been served by mobile blood donation facilities in the past, but this is the first permanent center in years.
- On Tuesday, the U.S. Forest Service notified objectors of a proposed timber sale about a public meeting in Klawock. By Thursday, the meeting was canceled. But some groups are wondering why this work is happening now at all.