Juneau Afternoon is locally produced and airs on KTOO from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. It’s repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN (102.7 FM) 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.
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May is a busy month for the Juneau Police Department. From graduation, to Memorial Day, to bears coming out of hibernation, there will be lots to talk about on this Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon. Lt. Bob Erikson and Bob Dilley, the CSO lead, have this month’s public safety pointers. Also coming up… The Juneau-Douglas City Museum…Read more »
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is offering more than 50 classes this summer through its 365 SMART Academy. On today’s Juneau Afternoon, find out how students K-12 can take advantage of these virtual courses, which include everything from math and science, to theatre and art – even, hockey-stick handling. Guest: Michelle Bartlett, University of Alaska…Read more »
The exhibit that is about to open at the Alaska State Museum is called “The Spirit Wraps Around You: Northern Northwest Coast Native Textiles.” Curators say it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to see such a rare and beautiful collection of robes. Two are on loan from other museums and on their way to…Read more »
From the time she was a small child, Pauline Kookesh Duncan always wanted to be a teacher. But she had no idea she she would grow up to pioneer children’s books and teaching materials using the Tlingit language and culture. Gordon Jackson’s dream was to be a high school basketball coach — and while that…Read more »
On this Thursday’s Juneau Afternoon, another culture rich conversation from the Black Awareness Association of Juneau. MC MoHagani Magnetek (pronounced: Muh-HAWG’-gun-knee Magnetic) talks with Christina Michelle about her struggles as a Black woman on a transgender journey — in search for her authentic self — through her poetry and well, like the name says, through…Read more »
The Glory Hall hopes that with a new building, it can be more than just a warehouse for human suffering but a place to help some of Juneau’s most vulnerable find hope and healing — and ultimately. reclaim their lives. On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, a progress report on the new campus, as construction nears its…Read more »
You may have heard that saying: we can’t do everything, but we can all do something. And that seems to be the theme for this Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon. If you want to get fit — and also enjoy a little friendly competition with Wrangell and Petersburg — the Juneau Parks and Recreation department’s Walk Southeast…Read more »
Poetry is not just for poems – but often lives in everyday language, in everyday words. And Tlingit is a language rich in poetic metaphors. On Monday’s Juneau Afternoon, discover the poetry in the Tlingit language with X‘unei Lance Twitchell and T’set Kwei Vera Starbard, who will also share some of their work. Rhonda McBride…Read more »
Whatever season in life you find yourself in, poetry is ageless. Just ask Mary Lou Spartz and Richard Stokes. Mary Lou, by the way, just turned 90. Stokes will be 82 in July. They are steadfast members of the Burn Thompson Writers group, made up of mostly older Juneau poets. On this Friday’s Juneau Afternoon,…Read more »
Sherry Patterson, head of the Black Awareness Association of Juneau, says it was almost as if time stopped, the moment before the judge read the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial – an entire nation on edge, wondering what the jury had decided — after hearing days of painful testimony about the death of…Read more »