Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll talk with Karen Fortwengler about this Saturday’s Helping Hands Dinner & Auction;
We’ll hear about Saturday’s fund-raiser for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library from Denise Hodnet;
We’ll learn about this week’s Alaska Design Forum presentation on 3-D printing with guest duo “nervous system”;
And new Juneau School Superintendent, Mark Miller will be here to introduce himself and highlight tomorrow’s First Day of School.
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.