Juneau Afternoon is locally produced and airs on KTOO 104.3 and 91.7 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 & 91.7 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 907-586-1670, or email juneauafternoon [at] ktoo [dot] org. Send pictures for Foodie Friday and other segments to juneauafternoon [at] ktoo [dot] org.
The first annual Real Talk Walk/Run hopes to raise awareness about the mental health effect of pregnancy, childbirth, infant loss, and motherhood.Read more »
KTOO’s Chloe Pleznac talks about moving from Homer, how she got started in Public Radio, what it means to be a Morning Edition host, and setting numerous alarms to make sure she’s up in time to do the news!Read more »
“Since violence against women is extremely high in Alaska,” says Chen Chen. “I want to highlight solidarity in the global struggle for gender equality.”Read more »
This weekend’s program will present music of the 9th, 12th, and 21st century composers, including the performance of “Romeo The Wolf” with music from Elena Levi and text from Joel Bennett.Read more »
Representing perspectives of Black Alaskans, this week’s guests share their takes on gospel music, Ketanji Brown Jackson, John Boyega’s dating preferences, police body cams and more.Read more »
Glo Ramirez is a Puerto Rican artist and guest of Lingít Aaní for the last six years, where she has been regularly exhibiting her illustrated monster creations. She describes her style by saying “I make cute but cool stuff.”Read more »
Part 1: Alaska Native screenwriters preview of new ABC TV series, Alaska Daily, which premieres Thursday, October 6.Guests: Vera Starbard and Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, screenwriters for Alaska Daily.
Vera Starbard and Andrew MacLean talk about the challenges and the opportunities for Alaska Natives to tell their stories on ABC’s new drama, Alaska Daily. In a conversation with Rhonda McBride, both say they’ve tapped family and friends for help in keeping the show authentic as possible.
The late Walter Soboleff has said very little about how he felt, when Presbyterian church officials closed down Memorial Presbyterian Church in Juneau. But those who knew the Lingít minister said he kept his anguish to himself, after his mostly Alaska Native congregation was told they’d after to worship somewhere else. That was back…
The Northern Harrier stays a little longer in Juneau than cruise ship passengers, but there’s not much time to see them during their fall migration. So keep your eye out for a bird that flies close to the ground and has a white rump.
The Juneau Soccer Club keeps the ball moving through the winter with games at an indoor soccer field. A look at how kids can join and can get help paying their expenses, if they need it.
Three scholars have triangulated the sounds of Lingít singing through sheet music written down by Tadeo Haenke and recordings of elders singing. Haenke, a Czech botanist on the Malaspina expedition, was also an artist and a harpsichord player.
The U.S. House Race and the debate over Alaska’s new system of ranked choice voting seems to be sucking up all the political oxygen, which means a measure asking Alaska voters to approve a constitutional convention is getting very little attention. If this measure passes, it could open a Pandora’s box of issues. Rhonda…
Ideas for dinner are just part of the recipe for Beth Short-Rhoad’s series, “The Savory Moment.” She hopes to give public radio listeners a break from their “to do lists” and worries.
Many parents are drawn to charter schools, because they not only offer different options, but allow them to take a more active role in their child’s education. A look at how Juneau Community Charter School tries to serve its families.
AWARE will unveil the Healing Totem pole it commissioned in partnership with the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska at Twin Lakes on Saturday at noon. A reception at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall will follow.