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: it’s called the Cape’s busiest intersection, and it's poised to get a 3-year makeover; Wellfleet is being asked to buy a $3.4M stretch of tidal flats to protect local oyster farmers; and Dennis and Yarmouths’ town meetings will decide the fate of a new middle school.

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Spring has sprung! Re-emerge from hibernation with these local events. 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: three men with Cape Cod ties are named in the national college admission scandal; two people are killed in a Wellfleet house fire, pointing to larger difficulties for firefighters in that area; and community leaders meet to tackle the problems of litter and plastic pollution.

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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: Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station has been moved out of the worst-performing category; the Washington Post reports that computers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution may have been breached by international hackers; and Cape veterinarians are seeing a rise in dogs accidentally eating marijuana products.

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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 coalition of local groups wants a portion of the new short-term rentals tax to be dedicated to long-term regional improvements; an empty chair at a Barnstable County Commissioner’s meeting draws sharp criticism; and land clearing begins for Aquinnah bingo hall.

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Hyannis, Cotuit, Sandwich and Harwich, there are events all around the Cape this weekend. 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 provider of pediatric palliative care is ending its services on the Cape; the state approves the Cape's police academy; reaction keeps coming to a controversial social media post by a Barnstable County Commissioner; and a plow driver faces charges that he intentionally sprayed a group of protestors with snow and ice.

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There are some pretty unique events to attend in the next few days. 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: growing concerns about whether the Cape is ready for its first summer after a fatal shark attack; the Barnstable County Sheriff's office has a public meeting to discuss its work with federal immigrations authorities; and the Cape may already be home to a nesting pair of bald eagles.

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Theatre or music, the choice is yours on the Cape. 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: Cape police departments will benefit from new training opportunities, a new health care collaborative offers stronger treatment options for local patients dealing with cancer, and here’s why you shouldn’t worry about those seals you see lying on the ice.

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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 Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe has issues with a bill to protect the land rights of the Mashpee Wampanoag; design work for a new Dennis-Yarmouth middle school is on hold for a potential lawsuit; and glamping may be coming to Falmouth.   

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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: Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station may be moving out of the lowest performing category; offshore wind company Vineyard Wind is making deals with fishermen and conservationists; and the town of Barnstable is looking at sites for new municipal wells.

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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 town of Yarmouth will be suing the Dennis-Yarmouth School Committee; the company that wants to decommission the Pilgrim Nuclear plant is facing closer scrutiny; Vineyard Wind has a lot at stake in the federal government shutdown; and a needle exchange proposed for Falmouth will be relocating in response to neighborhood opposition.  

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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 Barnstable County Sheriff’s Department referred 79 inmates to federal immigration authorities last year; Cape towns may fund a collaborative study of shark solutions; and the state’s new short-term rental law has many people asking questions.

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