Sheli DeLaney hosts on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
On Tuesday’s show, coach Kyle Worl will highlight a new season of Native Youth Olympics, and preview Saturday’s friendly competition and game demonstrations at UAS.
We’ll meet NPR’s Hidden Brain show host Shankar Vedantam.
Dr. Eugene Huang will preview her keynote address titled “The Future of Cancer Treatment” at the Cancer Connection’s Saturday Health Forum.
And Juneau’s public libraries will give us an update on visiting authors, screenings and classes.
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.
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- While this particular virus isn’t doing widespread damage, its emergence opens the door for other viruses to pop up between oceans.
- The Alaska Marine Highway System recently deployed the Tazlina to restore winter service to some Southeast communities. But the ferry can’t serve Angoon right now — its ramp is broken.
- The Juneau Police Department reports that two people have died in a single-car crash near Cohen Drive Thursday morning. Additionally, two people who were in the car were medevaced out of Juneau.
- With this project, Alaska transportation officials are relying more heavily on public dialogue from Juneau residents.