We’ll get an update on this weekend’s Pumpkin Festival;
Ken Fix will give a preview of tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Ares, Mars, and Robot Rovers;
Kari Groven, from the Arts Council, will educate us about the Teaching Artists Academy;
We’ll explore the topic of Green Architecture with Paul Voelkers from MRV Architects;
And we’ll find out about a new blended education mastery-based program involving a team of 60 students at Floyd Dryden Middle School from Principal Tom Milliron.
That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- 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.
- Facing opposition within their own ranks, Senate Republicans delayed a vote on the GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act until after next week's recess.
- There was a bit of a victory Monday for supporters of a proposed road in Southwest Alaska that would connect the village of King Cove to an airport at Cold Bay via the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
- The Congressional Budget Office has what amounts to a warning for “sparsely populated areas” in its analysis of the Senate’s draft health care reform bill.