We’ll find out about this weekend’s Juneau Symphony performances with guests, Kyle Pickett and Dr. Noise; we’ll discover the lengths some people will go to for a cup of coffee, with guests, Grady Saunders and Marie Gregovich, from Heritage Coffee; we’ll learn about the Big Brothers/Big Sisters School Mentoring Program with Elementary School Counselors, Leslie Scranton and Tristan Berkey; and we’ll learn about the Rental/Repair Shop at Eaglecrest, with Supervisor Mike Cole.
- French President François Hollande was at the White House trying broaden an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.
- Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant.
- On the sidewalks, at the stores, at the bars, people have been talking about a loud sound they heard around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Most have never heard anything like it before.
- A pilot program called Alaska Innovative Medicine in Anchorage is rounding out its first year trying to improve that journey for patients while also spending less on health care.