Juneau Afternoon

Juneau Afternoon is locally produced and airs on KTOO 104.3 FM from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. It’s repeated at 7:00 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 and is available on demand below. Our hosts interview a range of guests from local business owners to artists and speakers. If it’s happening in Juneau, you’ll hear about it on the show.

If you’d like to be a guest on the program, contact us during regular business hours at 907-463-6473, or email juneauafternoon [at] ktoo [dot] org. Send pictures for Foodie Friday and other segments to juneauafternoon [at] ktoo [dot] org.


Thursday, January 13th: Martin Luther King’s Legacy — Passing the torch to the next generation.  

  As Martin Luther King Day approaches, the Black Awareness Association of Juneau looks, not only at the civil rights leader’s legacy, but how future generations can embrace his message. Sherry Patterson hosts this Thursday’s Culture Rich Conversations. She asks two ministers to reflect on King’s work in the early days of the civil rights…

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Wednesday, January 12th: Studio dedicated to Jeff Brown, longtime KTOO staffer and trailblazer. Wearable Art Show returns as in-person event. Juneau Public Library monthly update.

KTOO radio operated out of a broom closet at the Juneau Douglas High School, when Jeff Brown first began volunteering at the station in 1975, the start of a long career that shaped KTOO as an important voice for the community . On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, KTOO is dedicating one of its state-of-art studios to…

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Tuesday, January 11th: A helping hand for Juneau businesses that lost cruise ship revenue. Diabetes prevention. Juneau Audubon Society’s birds of the Bahamas.   

Some hardship grants are available for Juneau businesses that depend on large cruise ship passengers. On  this Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon, a look at what businesses may qualify. Also on this program: An intensive diabetes prevention program is about to get underway aimed at helping its participants reclaim their health through better food choices, exercise and…

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A health care worker holding a needle

Wednesday, December 22nd: 2021 in the Rearview Mirror 

  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…

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Tuesday, December 21st: Juneau March for Voting Rights.  Healthy Holiday Eating. JAMHI Health and Wellness offers pediatric care. 

A march to promote equal access to the ballot box is planned for 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, starting at Marine Park. On Juneau Afternoon, organizers of the rally will explain why Alaskans need to stay vigilant when it comes to protecting voting rights. Also in this program: A winter solstice poem from Richard Stokes, a Juneau…

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ANCSA@50: The Journey Continues

Thursday, December 16th: Beyond the 50th anniversary of ANCSA. 

Our special series on the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act continues on this Thursday’s Juneau Afternoon, with a look at some of the unfinished business of ANCSA and its impact on future generations. Joaqlin Estus and Meghan Sullivan are the featured guests. Both work as correspondents for Indian Country Today. Sullivan, as the granddaughter of…

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021: Santa Claus is coming to Juneau. Juneau Piano Series. Tim Spengler’s new book, Boojum Tree, Vibestream 2021.

When Santa Claus comes to Juneau, his reindeer get to take a break, as he rides in style atop a Capital City Fire and Rescue truck. Today on Juneau Afternoon, we’ll have all the details about Santa’s ride through town, that do include a few COVID safety measures. Yes, you’ll have to refrain from hugging…

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