We’ll talk with pianist Barney McClure about Wednesday’s Cabaret Concert, part of this year’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival; Becky Janes and Brock Tabor, from Above & Beyond Alaska, will highlight their Introduction to Kayaking class; we’ll learn about Wednesday’s season finale of Mudrooms, with guests Amanda Compton and Phoebe Rohrbacher; and Jim Penor and Kirk Duncan will be here to talk about Solid Waste Recycling in Juneau.
- “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.