Scott Burton hosts on Monday, January 14, 2018.
Folks from the Learning Disabilities Association of Alaska will teach us about Landmark College — a school for people who learn differently.
The Juneau branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and advocacy coordinator Teri Tibbett will preview a forum titled, “The Legislative Process & Advocating for Change.”
And the Alaska Committee will invite us to meet the new legislature.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Monday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM. Tune in to KTOO on Monday at 7 p.m. for Mind Over Matter with Dr. Elaine Schroeder.
- 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.