Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Ken Fix will join us to talk about tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Stars and Our Sun, as well as upcoming programs at the Marie Drake Planetarium;
Sarah-Lynn Tabachnik will introduce Colleen McKenzie, one of this year’s AWARE Women of Distinction and give some details on Saturday’s honorary banquet;
Japanese Consul to Alaska Kolchi Funayama, tonight’s Juneau World Affairs Council’s guest speaker, will join JWAC President Jim Clark to give a preview of his presentation;
and Patrick Murphy will come in to tell us about Gastineau Elementary’s music program.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-News.
- 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.