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.
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.
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.
MudroomsReal people. real stories. Live, on stage. “Mudrooms” is a community-powered monthly event in Juneau, where real people tell real stories, live. Anchorage has “Arctic Entries”. In Juneau, we’re just as sophisticated – just a little muddier. Mudrooms’ creators are Amanda Compton and Alida Bus. Audio production by Marc Wheeler.
Focus On Community“Focus on Community” is an hour long, public affairs program hosted by different volunteer, community members each week. The format ranges from in-studio discussions, to live call-ins. Topics vary from peace initiatives to mental health problems to hotly debated town issues. Any and all community members are invited to present a show idea and work with us to bring it the air.
Telling Tales with Ms. GEach week, host, Ms.G, reads a selection of writing based around a given theme. Audio of her show is available the following day here on our website.