Juneau’s premier dance party phenomenon, Alaskan Scorcher, is returning to the Alaskan Bar tonight from 10:00 till last call, and they’ve got a special surprise just for KXLL listener!
Do you remember Scorcher’s Greatests Hits? Well get ready for Volume 2. The Scorcher dudes have 100 copies to dish out, first come, first serve. The compilation consists of Jerry and Todd’s favorite songs, handpicked Scorcher-style.
Tonight is also the homecoming of DJ Doctor DJ who’s come straight from Houston to bring down the house. Expect new music and new moves – no bluegrass allowed, only Bollywood-ska-rocksteady-soul goodness.
- 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.