He’ll talk with Dr. Heidi Connole, new associate professor at the UAS School of Management;
We’ll find out about tonight’s presentation by members of the Juneau Icefield Research Program; students Annika Ord and Scott Braddock will join Program Director Jeff Kavanaugh to tell us about the program in which 15 students hike and ski across the Juneau Icefield from June to August each summer;
Saffron Hayes will come by to give us a preview of the documentary he’s producing telling of his trek through India, Nepal, Kashmir, and back to Juneau;
And Moonshine (Morgan Langham), Happenstance (Daniel Sloan) and Family (Mary Langham) will drop in to give us a preview of tomorrow’s Roustabout Circus performance in the Douglas Community Library building.
(Recording was started a little late, in the middle of the interview with Dr. Cannolle)
- For the second time this year, a Republican from Matanuska-Susitna Borough left the state Senate majority caucus.
- 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.
- Police posted this security video of the suspect on its Facebook page and described him as white, 25 to 30 years old, 6-foot-3 and skinny with scruffy facial hair.
- 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.