Juneau Afternoon

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.

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

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The F/V Scandies Rose sank west of Kodiak on Dec. 31, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Bret Newbaker)

The deadly sinking of the Scandies Rose: How did it happen?

The first week of Coast Guard hearings into the why the Scandies Rose sank wrapped up on Friday. The crab boat set out with a crew of seven on New Year’s Eve, 2019, in icy Bering Sea conditions. Only two survived. On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, why this week’s testimony could have far reaching implications for…

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Mars Rover: Behind the scenes with an engineer

Steven “Scott” McClure is a Sealaska and Goldbelt shareholder with a story to tell. He’s currently a radiation project manager for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on the Europa Clipper Mission. He also worked on the Mars Perseverance Rover. Join KTOO’s Rhonda McBride on Monday’s Juneau Afternoon for a conversation with McClure about the Rover —…

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Titus Andronicus: Perseverance Theatre brings a Shakespearean horror story to life

It’s only a reading of the play, Titus Andronicus — so you’ll have to see this dark Shakespearean tale, worthy of a Steven King horror film, play out in your mind’s eye. On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, a preview of this latest Perseverance Theatre production, known as Shakespeare’s bloodiest play.  Guests:  Leslie Ishii, Irene Martinko and…

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