Scott Burton hosts on Thursday, April 25, 2019.
We’ll speak with Richard Carstensen about the nature of Southeast Alaska, and UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield will tell why the naturalist is getting an honorary Doctorate of Science degree.
We’ll get a preview of the Alaska State Improv Festival.
Woodworker Dean Graber will tell us about making artful furniture,
and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will preview the weekend’s arts and culture 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.
- 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.