Andy Kline hosts on Friday, January 18, 2018.
The JUMP Society will preview this weekend’s Winter Film Festival featuring locally made short films.
UAS outdoor studies professor Forest Wagner will preview his Fireside Lecture titled “Outside Lies Magic!”
And we’ll meet a new orthopedic surgeon in town, Dr. Charles David Hightower, and get some health tips.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Friday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM.
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- The law firm, Consovoy McCarthy, has strong ties to President Donald Trump and conservative legal causes nationwide. It's fighting Alaska unions.
- He acknowledged a need to empower others across the system. "No one person, including me, has all the answers," he said.
- The downgrade is only one notch in S&P’s rating system, from AA- to A+. S&P's analyst says an A is the average rating for higher education public institutions in the United States.
- The fees resulted from a court case over whether the initiative should have been certified to be on the ballot. It was intended to increase salmon habitat protections.