We’ll talk with Howard Weaver, in town to sign copies of his new book, Write Hard, Die Free, and to speak for the World Affairs Council – both tonight at the Nugget Mall; MK McNaughton will update us on the One Million Bones project; Eric Borass will fill us in on Trail Mix activities; and we’ll get a preview on next month’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival.
- Some people are already lining up to cast their votes.
- An appeals court today upheld a federal decision to list a species of ice seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
- The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.
- Southeast’s largest tribal organization will soon be able to offer an alternative to the court system for some criminal cases.