Scott Burton hosts on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
On Tuesday’s show we’ll meet high school participants in the Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest – a celebration of exceptional visual and written works.
As part of Public Service Recognition Week, we’ll meet Assembly members Loren Jones and Carole Triem and learn what it’s like to serve.
We’ll check in with Juneau’s public libraries,
and preview Juneau Jazz and Classics’ upcoming concerts.
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.