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.
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- Prospective candidates must file by Monday, Aug. 19.
With fall storm season looming, a struggle to keep one village school’s fuel tanks from falling into the Kuskokwim RiverThe Lower Kuskokwim School District is developing a plan to avert environmental disaster
- A Recall Dunleavy organizer says the campaign isn’t slowing down after the veto reversals.
- "Molly of Denali" is the first national children's TV show to feature an Alaska Native lead. Some of the show’s creators came to Juneau and put on a vocal acting workshop to help local kids find their own voices.