Sheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
Alaska Robotics will preview Mini-Con—a comic convention in Juneau that features local and visiting illustrators, authors, graphic novelists and more. We’ll hear the latest about area critters with a new segment called “Wildlife Roundup” from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The Southeast Alaska Sailing Club will tell us about races and a barbecue, and we’ll check in with the Polaris House.
Interview with Pat Race, organizer of Alaska Robotics Mini Con:
Interview with Souteast Alaska Sailing Club:
Interview with Bruce Van Dusen and Dana Sexton, Polaris House:
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.