Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. Jonas Lamb will be here from the Juneau Public Library to talk about Mango, a new language program available to all Alaskans; Sol Neely will join us to give us details on tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation at UAS;
Amanda Compton will be interviewing the new director of The Canvas; and Russell Strandtman will give us a preview of his lecture on the South Pole explorations of Raould Amundson.
- The Juneau Assembly declined to pass a broaden sales tax exemption for seniors. Opposition from businesses prodded elected officials to refer the initiative back to committee.
- Fines for pet owners whose for critters scooped up by animal control officers have gone up. The fees hadn't been adjusted for nearly 17 years.
- Local education officials are applying for state money to replace and repair leaky roofs at several Juneau schools. About $5 million is coming in over the next five years earmarked for school maintenance from sales tax money that voters approved in the Oct. 3 election.
- "They’re calling it GTA, grand theft Anchorage, right now," said Rep. Lora Reinbold, who says she wants to repeal Senate Bill 91. "It’s outrageous, what’s going on in the city that I love.”