Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
We’ll get an update on Friday’s Sound and Motion presentation, a performance by the Woosh.ji.een Dance Group;
We’ll talk with Sammy Burrous about this weekend’s Tribute to Tom Waits at the Gold Town;
Cathy Conner, this week’s featured speaker for the Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, will be here to talk about ancient trees;
And we’ll talk to Robert Cohen about next Wednesday’s KRNN Spotlight Concert, a Tribute to Blue Note Records.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Lawmakers who represent areas outside Juneau receive $295 for each day of the special session. Juneau lawmakers receive $221.25 per day.
- Sixteen veterans of the Alaska Territorial Guard will be honored at a discharge ceremony today. Four of them are from Western Alaska.
- The historic houses in Juneau and Douglas were predominately built by miners and fishermen long before today's zoning was put into place. That's prevented homeowners from restoring or rebuilding homes in these neighborhoods without running into conflict with the city's zoning laws -- a temporary fix may be on the way.
- Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young wants to know why Americans are still fighting in Afghanistan. He has co-sponsored a bill that would end funding for the war in a year, unless the president and Congress affirm the need for it.