Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll find out about getting a degree in Art at UAS with guest, Jeremy Kane;
Mike Barnhill will be here to highlight Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser at the Rockwell;
We’ll get a preview of tonite’s Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Calving Glaciers, with guests Roman Motyka and Jason Amundson;
And David Leggitt will be here as we profile Coastal Footprint.
- 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.”