It’s been snowing at Eaglecrest, while it’s raining at sea level.
On KTOO’s weekly report from Eaglecrest Ski Area, Casey Kelly talks to Barb Lindh about the improving conditions on the mountain, upcoming classes and events, and January’s Learn to Ski and Snowboard month.
The Eaglecrest Ski Area Report is a weekly feature on KTOO-FM’s Morning Edition every Friday at 6:50 a.m. during the ski season.
- 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.