Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll get a preview of the upcoming Pillars of America Speaker series, with guests Jamie Letterman and Eric Forst;
We’ll find out about this weekend’s Australia Project Fair at the Nugget Mall from People-to-People project coordinator Pamela Garcia and student delegates Madison Gilberto and Finn Cole;
and we’ll meet SAGA coordinator Justin Fantasia, who accompanied Logan Jones, Crystal Faatoia, and Kyle Fagerstrom and other Juneau High Schoolers who traveled to Florida over spring break to work on a Habitat for Humanity project in Florida.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, Tuesday 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.”