Sheli DeLaney hosts on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Taku Winds will preview Saturday concert featuring “Star Wars” and other “out of this world music.” The Downtown Business Association will preview the Downtown Color Run on Sunday. Carl Brodersen of the Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial will give us the details on the 29th annual Blessing of the Fleet. And we’ll check in with Juneau Jazz and Classics about the festival kick off!
Interview with Todd Hunt and Sarah McNair Grove, Taku Winds:
Interview with Carl Broderson, Alaska Commercial Fisherman’s Memorial:
Interview with Reggie Schapp, Juneau Jazz and Classics:
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Tuesday: 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.