We’ll talk with Lucy Merrell and Sue Bahleda about this Sunday’s concert with the Celebration Ringers at Resurrection Lutheran Church;
We’ll try to stay dry as we talk to John Webber about this weekend’s Raingear Round-up – bring your used children’s raingear to John tonight from 5-7 at the IGA Grocery downtown and he’ll see it gets to deserving children at this weekend’s Maritime Festival;
We’ll get the details about the upcoming Fourth Annual Authors At Sea Whale Watching Cruise with Susan Hickey from Hearthside Books;
And we’ll learn about Saturday’s Family Farm Day at Swampy Acres, with guest Rhonda Gardinier and students Nikka and Ried from the Juneau Co-Op Preschool.
That, Writer’s Almanac, music and more, today 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.