Steve Junker | WCAI

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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Steve Heaslip / Cape Cod Times

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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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe goes to DC to press Congress for protections; a proposed regional middle school for the Dennis-Yarmouth School district is drawing plenty of scrutiny; and the Army Corps of Engineers announces a series of public meetings on what to do about the Bourne and Sagamore bridges.

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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: big voter turnout for the election, but the incumbents remain, for the most part; a murder conviction is delivered in Barnstable Superior Court; and a bald eagle dies on the Cape after a likely poisoning.

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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: Yarmouth and Barnstable react to the state’s wind farm cable review; Senator Warren sends the NRC a sharp letter about Pilgrim Nuclear Power station; and a local juror from the trial of Whitey Bulger reacts to news of the gangster’s death.

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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 new report suggests the Cape’s housing situation is on a precipice; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will be relocating its spent fuel rods; and Governor Baker signs a lease agreement with offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind.

Peter Cook

This is the big weekend for Halloween events, some scary, some not so scary. 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: Falmouth hopes to turn a profit out of one of its beleaguered wind turbines; Hyannis is looking at big changes in its retail landscape; and towns prepare for the opportunity, and administrative headache, that is early voting.

Merrily Cassidy / Cape Cod Times

Celebrate local food, local history, and lively music this weekend on the Cape. Learn more on today's 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: State fisheries officials back the Covell Beach site for a power transmission cable; the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe holds a march to emphasize sovereign lands; Falmouth residents object to the design of the Steamship Authority’s new ferry terminal.

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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 offshore wind company Vineyard Wind pushes ahead on siting its power transmission cable, as Yarmouth residents raise concerns; the state is working to expand shark research; and a drowning calls attention to the dangers of big waves along the Outer Cape.

Chris Smith

Woods Hole is the star in this weekend's lineup, but you won't want to miss the two other musical events happening around the Cape. Here's your Weekend Outlook.  

Dan Tritle

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: sharks and what we can do about them are the focus of a forum in Wellfleet, bringing together experts and community members; the National Seashore is getting an almost 10 million dollar fix-up; and MCAS results show a mixed bag for local schools.

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As September wraps up, so too does another season of the Fishing News. But for many local anglers, this moment brings the hope of one more wave of great fishing: the Fall Run.

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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 26-year-old man boogie-boarding in Wellfleet becomes the state’s first shark bite fatality in more than 80 years, Cape responders head to North Carolina to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, and the nursing program at 4Cs is under scrutiny.

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