A Juneau Afternoon is locally produced and airs from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our hosts interview a range of guests from local business owners to visiting artists and speakers. If it’s happening in Juneau, you’ll hear about it on the show. If you’d like to be a guest on the program, contact us during regular business hours at 586-1670, or send a note from the website’s “contact” page.
- 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.