Chris Schwartz, manager at Salt Restaurant in downtown Juneau will bring Chef Sharmela, who will be the head chef at Juneau’s new Saffron Indian Restaurant to open April 1 in the former location of Sprazzo on Franklin Street and Chef Lionel, head chef at Salt, which replaces the former Zephyr restaurant on Seward Street.
Andy Cline will bring by Alaskan Brewery’s latest offering, Icy Bay IPA, specially brewed to commemorate Alaska’s surfers
We’ll get a preview of this week’s Fireside lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Alaska’s Hummingbirds, with Wildlife Technician Gwen Baluss and Biologist Brian Logan;
And we’ll get the details about Saturday’s Roller Girls’ bout;
- 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.