Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
Alida Bus and Amanda Tatter will tell us about Wednesday night’s Mudrooms event;
We’ll hear about Wednesday’s noontime Southeast Master Gardeners Workshop on Growing Hardy Primroses and Blue Poppies from Seed from gardening expert Ed Buyarski;
Letasha McCoy of the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority will tell us about the Energey Cents Program she coordinates throughout Southeast Alaska as Pat Moore continues his series of discussions on Sustainability for Juneau;
And George Gress, a teacher from Floyd Dryden Middle School will tell us about the Blended Learning Pilot Program where some Floyd Dryden students are receiving a portion of their instruction via self-paced computerized delivery;
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-NEWS.
- 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.”