Andy Kline hosts on Friday, August 9th, 2019.
On Friday’s episode, actress Sovereign Bill and creative producer Princess Daazhraii Johnson of the PBS Kids animated show Molly of Denali will be here to discuss their roles on the show and the significance of having Native Alaskan characters on mainstream TV. They’ll also outline tomorrow’s screening and events here in Juneau.
New participants in Juneau’s AmeriCorps national service program will share their experience with us.
And we’ll also speak to pioneering biologist Ebett Siddon, awardee of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Friday at 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM or KTOO.org, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM or KRNN.org.
- The Alaska Department of Revenue forecasts $187.3 million less in state revenue this year than it did in the spring. The department released the forecast on Friday.
- In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
- Anchorage natural gas company ENSTAR is asking state regulators to allow it to bill its customers to recover $1 million in costs from last year's major earthquake.
- “We know many, many people are going to lose benefits because of this,” says Cara Durr with the Food Bank of Alaska.