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Community Connection: Mark Stopha

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Mark Stopha picks berries, fiddleheads, nettles and devils club buds between episodes of canning fish he caught with Leon on the Taku River in July, hunting ducks on the Stikine River…

Teen organizes blood drive this week

Sheli DeLaney hosts on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. On Tuesday’s show, local teen Ryan Kahle will tell us about why he organized a blood drive this week. We’ll highlight Juneau’s best trails for walking and hiking. Juneau high school students will outline how this year’s graduation will work. And we’ll continue our COVID-19-related check-ins with…

Childbirth during a pandemic, and National Nurses Week

Scott Burton hosts on Monday, May 11, 2020. We’ll speak with health care professionals about child birth during a pandemic, and celebrate Nurses Week. SHI will outline this year’s virtual Celebration and how we can participate. And City Manager Rorie Watt will continue our COVID-19 related updates. That’s Juneau Afternoon on Monday at 3 p.m.…

Community Connection: Mistee St. Clair

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Mistee St. Clair was born and raised in Alaska, but has been in Juneau for only about 5 years. She has been hunkering down with two teenage sons and is finding…

Community Connection: MaryLee Hayes and Maria Talasz

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. MaryLee Hayes is a freelance writer and member of 49 Writers, and occasionally collaborates her poetry with artist Maria Talasz of Equilux.com. MaryLee’s poem, “The Overseer,” goes naturally with Maria’s photo…

Community Connection: Rosanne Schmitz

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Rosanne has lived in Juneau for over 30 years and feels fortunate to call Juneau home. Click here for instructions on how to submit your own Community Connection piece.

Community Connection: Katherine Haghighi

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Katherine is a member of 49 Writers. She lives and writes in Anchorage. Click here for instructions on how to submit your own Community Connection piece.

Community Connection: Summer Koester

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Summer Koester is currently learning how to homeschool her own children while teaching middle school Spanish over a digital platform. Her work has appeared in Motherwell Magazine, Lowestoft Chronicle, Third Wednesday,…

Community Connection: Jay Bechtol

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Jay lives in Homer where he hopes that even a smidge of the talented writers living on the Southern Peninsula might rub off on him. He’s a proud member of 49…

Community Connection: Mary Kancewick

Community Connection is a segment on KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon where listeners share personal stories, reflections, poetry or music about life in these strange times. Mary Kancewick, who writes as Mar Ka, is the author of the University of Alaska Literary Series poetry collection “Be-hooved,” a Montaigne Medal Finalist for thought-provoking content. All profits from her…

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