Julie Coppens hosts on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
On Wednesday’s show, the National Weather Service will give us some winter precipitation totals, and forecast this summer’s weather.
As part of Public Service Recognition Week, we’ll meet Jeff Hedges, CBJ Building Inspector, and Jase King and Festus Lachester of JDHS Yadaa.at Kalé’s House Build program.
Girls on the Run will preview this weekend’s 5K,
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.