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: 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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Today we're featuring music and dance performances that are sure to get your toes tapping. 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: Good news! A right whale calf is spotted – the first since 2017; the government shutdown is affecting local federal workers; and a community comes together to bring home a Dennis Port teen after a car crash in Jamaica.

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a special year-end news roundup looking back at the top local news stories of 2018. Joining him in the studio is Patrick Cassidy, News Editor at the Cape Cod Times.

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News Year's Eve plans, and activities for kids on school vacation, highlight the Weekend Outlook.

Brielle Tishler

There are options both holiday-related and not 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: an independent review of the Steamship authority finds a need for significant changes; a federal report describes chaotic scenes at a Hyannis head start program; and a recount is coming to Dennis and Yarmouth over a vote for a new regional middle school. 

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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: hackers target Cape Cod Community College and nab $800,000; two local hospice organizations are merging; and a little island off Martha’s Vineyard gets a start-up population of New England’s only native cottontail rabbit.

Merrily Cassidy / Cape Cod Times

The Holiday Season is here, and there's lots to do. 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 vote on a new regional middle school highlights a divide between Dennis and Yarmouth; the Army Corps of Engineers wants to hear from you, as officials are taking comment on the future of the Bourne and Sagamore bridges; and a new government report on Vineyard Wind finds no major obstacles for the proposed offshore windfarm.  

Julia Cumes

December starts Saturday and people are ready to jump into holiday festivities. 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 move to modify water quality regulations in Barnstable draws town-wide attention, some Wellfleet residents have concerns about an extension to the Rail trail, and a popular observation tower on the mid-Cape’s highest hill is closed for repairs. 

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Pretty much as soon as Thanksgiving is over, the Christmas decorations go up and the light displays get turned on. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

Anton Anderson

 

We’re heading into the season of giving, and there are a few fundraisers being held around the Cape to help people and projects. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

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