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.
- “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.