Steve Junker

Managing Editor of News

Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings, and produces The Fishing News and Weekend Outlook.

A writer, a fisherman, an occasional boat builder, a recovering musician, a longtime chicken rancher, a beekeeper... Steve keeps busy in Woods Hole, where he lives with his wife and two children.

 

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a state study, 5 years in the making calls, for new Cape bridges and major changes to connecting roads; Dennis and Yarmouth search for a path forward after an updated regional school agreement fails; and a drug court opens in Falmouth.

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Memorial Day marks an unofficial start to summer for many people – and it’s a time to honor those in military service.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the Mashpee Wampanoag get a victory as the US Congress passes a bill affirming the tribe’s sovereignty; a lawsuit between the towns of Yarmouth and Dennis goes to court; and shark souvenirs are hot items, but Cape retailers are trying not to cross the line of good taste.

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 This weekend you can climb a lighthouse, or hang out with pirates. Here's your Weekend Outlook. 

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If you want to check out a new local theater show, you’ve got plenty of options. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a tweet from the president stalls a bill intended to protect Mashpee Wampanoag tribal land;  Dennis town meeting rejects a new regional school pact, throwing a future middle school into jeopardy; and the body of a humpback whale washes ashore and is towed away.   

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The Cape and Islands are known for great recreational fishing. The sport is an economic driver for the state, a passionate pursuit for many, and recreational fishermen’s knowledge of fish species, habitat and historical trends help aid in the management of fisheries. On The Point, we talk about the science, sport and even some superstitions of recreational fishing, Steve Junker hosts.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: Brayton Point’s two cooling towers disappear into rubble with a record-setting implosion; new rules to protect endangered right whales would impact the gear fishermen can use; and T-mobile is suing the town of Barnstable over a cellphone antenna.

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May is officially here, bringing with it a number of celebrations and event openings. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: some Cape town meetings are voting on an effort to change the state flag; Stop & Shop supermarkets are back in business after an 11-day strike; and after more than a century, the Cape has a documented pair of nesting bald eagles.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: new developments in the contention between Dennis and Yarmouth over their regional school district; the Stop & Shop strike enters its 2nd week, leaving some shoppers without local options; and shark researchers are expanding their efforts in Cape Cod Bay.

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It’s Easter weekend coming up. There are plenty of egg-hunt activities — but also music, and movies. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: today marks a year since Sgt. Sean Gannon of the Yarmouth Police was killed in the line of duty;  Stop and Shop supermarkets go out on strike, with a big impact for the outer cape and the islands; and a right whale calf is spotted in Cape Cod Bay.

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Edward Gorey and model boats are celebrated in events this weekend. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

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Music, hockey, and an event that will open your eyes to even more to-do. Here's your Weekend Outlook. 

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