Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Scott Carlee, Curator of the State Museum, about his recent Museums Alaska award and four openings which will take place at the State Museum this Friday, November 4; we’ll learn about Hospice, the law, and end of life issues with guests, Vance Sanders, Hal Geiger, and Judith Morley; Hal will comment on a recent book written in Juneau, When You’re Not Here. Dave McKenna, JDHS Head Hockey Coach, will be here to spotlight the season which starts Friday night against Delta Junction; and we’ll find out about the school district’s energy conservation program, with guest, Adrianne Schwartz, the Juneau School District’s Energy Education Specialist.
- "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
- Rep. Les Gara wants to make sure state budget cuts don’t fall too heavily on working-class and low-income people. Instead, he wants a new business tax.
- The Legislative Council is seeking advice from a finance expert on what to do about the controversial lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office.
- For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle.