Hal Geiger of Juneau’s End of Life Foundation will drop by with author Lani Leary who’ll tell about her presentation at 7 tonight at Centennial Hall, Death in Our Community: From Grief to Hope;
We’ll find out about tonight’s Evening at Egan topic, Monitoring the Mendenhall Outburst Flood, with UAS Professors Eran Hood and Jason Amundson;
Teri Tibbett, staffer with the Alaska Mental Health Board and the Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will fill us in on September’s Recovery Month activities in Juneau and around the state; We’ll learn about the Swing Into Recovery Dance, coming up tonight at Rockwell with swing dance lessons at 7 and dancing from 8 to 11;
And we’ll discover the multi-year connection between the Chapel by the Lake and Keur Jamm Church in Senegal from Chapel’s Pastor Doug Dye and visiting pastor Eloi Dogue; Pastor Dogue will conduct three services Sunday at Chapel by the Lake.
That, Writers’ Almanac, music and more, today at 3,
- 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.