Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. Jonas Lamb will be here from the Juneau Public Library to talk about Mango, a new language program available to all Alaskans; Sol Neely will join us to give us details on tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation at UAS;
Amanda Compton will be interviewing the new director of The Canvas; and Russell Strandtman will give us a preview of his lecture on the South Pole explorations of Raould Amundson.
- 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.