Come SWING in the New Year with KRNN and Juneau Jazz and Classics.
KRNN is proud to sponsor a very special New Year’s Eve celebration. Juneau Jazz & Classics and the Maas Family present Swing in the New Year! at the JACC. Featuring the Thunder Mountain Big Band, guest artists Ingrid Jensen and Jon Wikan, and vocalist Vicki Van Fleet.
Great dance music, hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast promise a great new year’s eve celebration—and benefit for the 2012 festival. Get your tickets now, or swing by the JACC, Hearthside, or Rainy Retreat books.
- 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.”