Interested in your community? KTOO reminds you to vote in the upcoming Municipal Election, scheduled for Tuesday, October 2nd. Part of the responsibility of voting is finding out about the candidates and how they stand on the issues. The League of Women Voters-Juneau and KTOO invite you this year’s Municipal Candidate Forum, this Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers, moderated by Barbara Belknap. If you can’t make it to the Forum, tune in to KTOO-NEWS.
That’s the Municipal Candidate Forum, Tuesday night at 7, live from the Assembly Chambers, on KTOO-NEWS, 104.3 FM
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.