Pat Moore hosts. He’ll speak with Samia Savell from the Juneau Field Office of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service about the Seasonal High Tunnel temporary greenhouse cost sharing program; Steve Kocsis will highlight tonight’s Planetarium presentation on the Northern Lights, Science & Art; Fairbanks-based author Ross Coen will tell us about his latest book, Breaking Ice for Arctic Oil: The Epic Voyage of the SS Manhatten Through the Northwest Passage – Ross will be in town Wednesday to sign his books at Heritage Bookstore; and Alysia Jones and Marie Darlin from the City Museum will announce the Juneau History Grant Application program – applications available now and due June 29.
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.