Sheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
On Wednesday, we’ll meet organizers of Saturday’s Women’s March for social progress. Joy Lion will tell us about AEYC’s Early Leaning Symposium. And we’ll get a preview of the cuisine, events and music involved with this year’s Seafood Fest.
Interview with Trish Turner Custard and Nancy Keen, Women’s March 2019:
Interview with Joy Lyon, AEYC:
Interview with Dana Herndon, Innovation Summit:
Interview with Tanna Peters, KTOO Seafood Fest:
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.
- An Alabama woman visiting Juneau became the first person with Down syndrome to sing the national anthem in all 50 states on Monday.
- The bill would accept $89 million in vetoes, including $20 million in cuts to the University of Alaska, a $49 million cut to school bond debt reimbursement and a $20 million cut to rural school construction.
- Seven minority-caucus Republicans voted against it and four were absent, leaving the bill one vote short of the level the state constitution requires to draw from reserves.
Dozens of convicted criminals have been hired as cops in rural Alaska. Sometimes, they’re the only applicants.In one village, every cop has been convicted of domestic violence within the past decade, including the chief. Only one has received formal law enforcement training of any kind.