Andi Hirsh and Sherry Patterson will be here to highlight Wednesday’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “ I Have a Dream” speech;
We’ll talk to Bill Paulick about Juneau Brass & Winds;
We’ll talk with pianist Lara Downs about her upcoming concert with cellist Zuill Bailey;
And we’ll learn about how to speak Chinese, with guest, Lori Thompson.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Monday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
- Alaska governor Bill Walker vetoed legislation last year that would have allowed insurers to use credit scores to determine personal insurance rates. Last year's bill, he said, did not adequately protect consumers, but he supports this year's version.
- The Alaska Department of Corrections says Senate Bill 91 mandates expanded pre-trial services. Rumors that a Douglas office building could be part of the plan has neighbors alarmed and a state lawmaker demanding answers.
- The legislature ordered a study last year, looking at whether the state could save money by creating a new health care authority.
- It was two hours of incredible runs, incredible heartbreaks, and one avalanche.