We’ll talk with Dr. Monica Osborne of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Pepperdine University and Sol Neely of UAS about Dr. Osborne’s presentation as the final event of the Transgenerational Suffering Symposium which has run throughout April at UAS;
Kim Naylor from the Juneau Douglas City Museum will be here along with Alicia Jones, a board member of the Juneau Douglas Little Threater Group to tell us about tomorrow’s Coffee and Collections presentation; The Little Theater is collaborating with the museum to identify members of the acting company in photos and playbills from the group’s 50 years of presenting drama to Juneau;
We’ll meet the McCrea Sisters, this year’s Alaska Folk Festival Dance Artists, and Caroline Oakley, Folk Fest Guest Dance Caller;
We’ll also hear a special edition of Bird Note featuring students from Gustavus, as well as Writer’s Almanac and music from the Folk Fest guest artists.
- 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.