Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll learn about this year’s Hit the JACC-Putt, with guest Nance DeCherney;
Ken Fix will give us a preview of tonight’s Planetarium presentation on space telescopes;
We’ll talk Sustainability with Alec Mesdag of AEL&P;
And we’ll about high school choices in Juneau with Ryan Alsop of JDHS, Dan Larson of TMHS, and Sarah Marino from Yakoosge Daakahidi.
That, Writers Almanac, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- 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.”