Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton hosts.
We’ll get a preview of Wednesday’s Pillars of America speech by Jon Dau;
We’ll get the details about a new Tlingit language app with guest Simon Roberts;
We’ll talk with guitarist Dimitris Kotronakis, one of the guest performers at this year’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival;
And we’ll learn about the upcoming Juneau Douglas High School production of The Imaginary Invalid.
Plus, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- “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.