Scott Burton hosts on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Koleen and Lyle James will preview Saturday’s 17th annual Oratory Showcase at UAS.
Julee Douglas and Jenny Brown from Haven House will tell us about the Year of Empathy—a movement to help understand the challenges facing people who are incarcerated, and a justice reform-focused rally on Tuesday.
Kindred post will preview its First Friday interactive Chilkat design opportunity with artists Lily Hope and Ricky Tagaban.
And we’ll outline the weekend’s arts and entertainment happenings with Arts Up.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Thursday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM.
- The investigation was prompted by a hospital safety officer warning that API staff were excessively restraining and isolating patients, as well as using force in ways that violate the facility’s own guidelines.
- 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.”