Sheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
The AFS study abroad program will tell us how our kids can go overseas, and recruit host families for incoming foreign students. The Juneau Symphony will highlight its annual showcase. We’ll check in with Travel Juneau, and hear about Friday’s Motown for Our Town concert.
Interview with AFS Intercultural exchange students Aziera Aslan and Zain Mufti:
Interview with Juneau Symphony Annual Showcase Co-chairs Heather Parker and Teresa Bleakly:
Interview with Liz Perry, Travel Juneau:
Interview with Ryan Shaw, Eustace Johnson, and Bobby Lewis–Motown for Our Town and Gospel Concert performers:
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.
- Sen. Lisa Murkowski is talking about global warming more than ever. While the Green New Deal is a lightning rod in Congress, Murkowski says she's reaching for what's politically possible.
- Air ambulance company Guardian Flight says it has recovered the cockpit voice recorder for its plane that crashed in Southeast Alaska’s Frederick Sound in late January.
- Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he’s holding meetings to engage Alaskans, adding, "Alaskans must buy into the decisions being made in Juneau.”
- Combined with some other changes, the Alaska Department of Revenue now projects that the state will have $89 million less for this year's budget. And it will have $39 million more for the 2020 budget that begins in July.