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.
- “Scrap it,” said Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assemblyman Steve Colligan. “We would be better off spending $500,000 to send it to the scrapyard.”
- Some 34,000 Alaskans are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits but don't apply. That's $65 million from the federal government that's not getting into local economies.
- Nick Pletnikoff, who has autism, was pepper-sprayed outside his home by Kodiak police in September. He was never charged with a crime. The family is suing for more than $100,000 plus punitive damages.
- Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.