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.
The Department of Labor and Workforce Development has a new outreach tool in its kit: A monthly podcast. On Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon, a look at the kinds of information available to job seekers or those in need of other employment help. Guest: Duane Mayes, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Also on Tuesday’s show: Composting. How…Read more »
Valerie Davidson has been tapped as interim president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, following the resignation and death of its previous chairman and president. It’s not the first time Davidson has had to step into a new job to calm troubled waters. In Gov. Bill Walker’s administration, where she served as commissioner of…Read more »
Scientists have a lot of ways to track the Sitka Black-Tailed Deer. GPS collars. Game camera photos. But the main tool, is, well, poop. On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, find out what piles of this stuff reveals about this elusive ungulate of the rain forest. Guest: Dan Eacker, Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Also on…Read more »
The world of Bukky Ayo: A great place to go for inspiration. After all, Bukky is a motivational coach, based in Amsterdam. On this Thursday’s Juneau Afternoon, Christina Michelle visits with a woman who calls herself a “femmepreneur.” Hear how she overcame trauma in life and founded the Femmetitude — a business she says she…Read more »
You might think of it as a COVID care package, and much more. Last year, Sealaska Heritage Institute sent more than a thousand boxes to students in Southeast Alaska — and recently sent them a second one. On Juneau Afternoon today, KTOO’s Sheli Delaney will open the latest box to arrive. Find out what’s inside,…Read more »
From Girl Scout cookie sales to robotics competitions, to developing the Capital City’s economic potential, it all comes together on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon. Maybe it’s a matter of scale, but there’s a common thread – how business and innovation go hand-in-hand. Highlights: Samoas and Thin Mints. COVID or not: cookie sales continue. Find out about…Read more »
In Juneau, we know what it’s like to wake up to the chattering of eagles, neighbors we enjoy watching. Like us, they raise families, and occasionally need some help. On Monday’s Juneau Afternoon, we’ll hear about efforts to save an eagle, found hanging upside down from a tree. Guest: Kathy Benner, Manager of the Juneau…Read more »
Land acknowledgements. A practice meant to show respect for Native peoples and their ongoing relationship to the land, often made at ceremonies or community events. On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, why Sealaska Heritage Institute believes this practice is growing in popularity. Some advice on how to craft a land acknowledgement. Some of the necessary homework agencies…Read more »
It’s not every day that you get a group of women together like this – for a candid conversation about their success as entrepreneurs. In honor of Women’s History Month, the Black Awareness Association of Juneau highlights the contributions of seven local women: Maria Bailey, Tami Bowman, Laura Martinson, Midgi Moore, Jessie Ray, Jessie Snyder…Read more »
Many 9-1-1 calls involve a range of mental health issues that police officers haven’t been trained to deal with. The Juneau Police Department hopes to change that with a new virtual crisis training program. On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, Deputy Chief Dave Campbell talks about the new virtual reality simulator the department is using to train…Read more »