Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts. He’ll talk with Kyle Pickett about this Saturday’s Juneau Symphony Pops concert with the Thunder Mountain Big Band; we’ll meet Amelie and Marion, two French globetrotters who are hitchhiking from Patagonia to Prudhoe Bay; Ralph Steeves and Julei Speegel will be here to highlight tours of the Ted Stevens Marine Research Facility; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- 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.