Sheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
On Wednesday’s show, members of the soul and pop ensemble, Brown Sugar, will preview their Sunday Gospel Explosion concert. We’ll check in with the Zach Gordon Youth Center. And two touring musicians, Raph Shapiro and Lauren Tronick, will play live and preview their free concert on Wednesday night.
Interview with Jocelyn Miles, Collette Costa, and Marian Call–Brown Sugar Gospel Explosion:
Interview with Jorden Nigro, Zach Gordon Youth Center:
Interview with Raff Shapiro and Lauren Tronick (including live performances):
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.