A preview of the arts and entertainment events happening around Juneau over the next week. Also coming up on Saturday, November 9th is the Bishop Kenny Memorial Auction that is the principal fundraiser for Perseverance Theatre’s actor salary fund. Various prizes are up for auction and the Thunder Mountain Big Band will be playing at the Twisted Fish restaurant from 6:30 until 10 p.m.Related Link: Tickets for the Bishop Kenny Memorial Auction
- For the second time this year, a Republican from Matanuska-Susitna Borough left the state Senate majority caucus.
- The U.S. Senate is working on the health care bill, and Alaska health commissioner Valerie Davidson is in Washington, D.C., to meet with Alaska's senators, Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski. One-quarter of Alaska's population currently is covered by Medicaid.
- Police posted this security video of the suspect on its Facebook page and described him as white, 25 to 30 years old, 6-foot-3 and skinny with scruffy facial hair.
- Uber and Lyft are negotiating with the City and Borough of Juneau over the collection of the city's sales tax. The companies insist it's the drivers' responsibility to collect and remit the 5 percent tax on fares.