We’ll talk with Amy Skilbred and Zoe Morrison about Juneau’s Climate Action Plan; Amy Guilick will be here to give us a preview of her presentation tonight highlighting her book, Salmon in the Trees; we’ll talk with Pua Maunu & Sara Connaro about visiting local artists in their studios; and Tom Mattice will review lessons learned during last week’s Disaster Preparedness Expo.
- “Scrap it,” said Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assemblyman Steve Colligan. “We would be better off spending $500,000 to send it to the scrapyard.”
- Some 34,000 Alaskans are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits but don't apply. That's $65 million from the federal government that's not getting into local economies.
- Nick Pletnikoff, who has autism, was pepper-sprayed outside his home by Kodiak police in September. He was never charged with a crime. The family is suing for more than $100,000 plus punitive damages.
- Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.