Monday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardes hosts.
We’ll find out about Tuesday’s Mudrooms event with guests Amanda Compton and Marc Wheeler;
Carter Sample will be here to highlight Bartlett’s Tobacco Cessation Program;
We’ll talk with Rory Darling about the Juneau Bridge Club;
And we’ll celebrate Big Brothers Big Sisters National Mentoring Month with guest Rachel Gearhart.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Monday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. It's cliché to say, but if lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday, state government will go into partial shutdown. Washington lawmakers are optimistic that won’t happen.
- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.
- A local archaeologist says there may be the remains of a historic Alutiiq fish trap on the north end of Kodiak Island. Those types of man-made formations are rare to discover in the region, he said.
- Senate Republicans have tweaked their Obamacare repeal bill in hopes of keeping more healthy customers in the insurance market. Customers who fail to maintain coverage could be temporarily locked out.