Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get a preview of the upcoming Pillars of America Speaker series, with guests Jamie Letterman and Eric Forst;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Australia Project Fair at the Nugget Mall from People-to-People project coordinator Pamela Garcia and student delegates Madison Gilberto and Finn Cole;
and we’ll meet SAGA coordinator Justin Fantasia, who accompanied Logan Jones, Crystal Faatoia, and Kyle Fagerstrom and other Juneau High Schoolers who traveled to Florida over spring break to work on a Habitat for Humanity project in Florida.
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.