Wednesday, December 22nd: 2021 in the Rearview Mirror 


Rashah McChesney (left) and Jennifer Pemberton (right) sit down with Rhonda McBride to review Juneau’s top news stories in 2021 (Photo by Jeana Varney).

Before 2021 disappears in the rearview mirror, a look back at another tough year for Juneau, as the community continued to navigate coronavirus challenges in a constantly changing landscape.

On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, the KTOO news department will rewind the events of the past year, to pause and reflect over some of the stories that defined 2021 – a year of sadness, but also hope and resilience.  Jennifer Pemberton, managing editor, and Rashah McChesney, who is both an editor and a reporter,  talk not only about the big stories of the year but also the coverage itself.

Listen to the program:

You can catch Juneau Afternoon, Tuesday through Friday, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3.  The rebroadcast airs at 7:00 p.m. on KTOO. You can also listen online at

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