Andy Kline hosts.
Roblin Gray Davis talked about Saturday’s workshop for storytellers;
The Grindhouse-Liberation Film Festival at UAS was discussed;
Bob Tkacz gave a preview of his presentation for the World Affairs Council about International politics and seafood;
We heard from Kate Savage and Ron Antaya from NOAA, about their Wildlife Wednesday talk tonight at UAS;
And Sean Janes from Alaska Powder Descents highlighted tomorrow’s Juneau premiere of the latest film from Teton Gravity Research.
- 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.”