Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon,
We’ll get the details about this Saturday’s Litter Free Clean Up Day;
We’ll highlight the upcoming Juneau Maritime Festival;
We’ll talk with Eric Wilson, manager of the new Sherwin-Williams store in Juneau;
We’ll find out about this Saturday’s Juneau Jumpers performance;
And we’ll visit with cellist Andrey Tchekmazov, one of the featured performers in this year’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival.
- Mayor Ken Koelsch, Debbie White and Mary Becker opposed it. Deputy Mayor Jerry Nankervis was on a scratchy phone connection and did not respond to the roll call to vote.
- The proposal for a 130-unit high-rise apartment building to be built over a downtown city parking lot has alarmed some community members. But city officials say there is no final plan and closure of the deal is still months away.
- “Things have to have an endpoint to it, or they have to have something that keeps directing you, telling you that you’re in the right area,” said troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.
- The Department of the Interior announced today that 29 local Alaska governments would receive $29.7 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes funds, or PILT.