Scott Burton hosts on Monday, May 6, 2019.
On Monday, as the kick off for Public Service Recognition Week, we’ll meet CBJ Municipal Clerk Beth McEwen, and Deputy Municipal Clerk Di Cathcart and learn how they help Juneau run.
We’ll hear about a partnership between the Southeast Alaska Food Bank and the National Association of Letter Carriers to collect food.
The Juneau Police Department will give us an update,
and we’ll get the details on this year’s Super Plant Sale.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Monday: 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.