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.
- "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
- Rep. Les Gara wants to make sure state budget cuts don’t fall too heavily on working-class and low-income people. Instead, he wants a new business tax.
- The Legislative Council is seeking advice from a finance expert on what to do about the controversial lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office.
- For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle.