Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Joan Pardes hosts.
We’ll find out about Theatre Scholarships, with guest, Kristin Garot;
Christy Ciambor will give us an update on the KTOO Holiday Acution;
We’ll hear about presentations concerning the Affordable Care Act, with guest Crystal Bourland;
We’ll learn about goings-on at the Juneau Douglas High School, with guest, Assistant Principal Kristy Germain.
That, Writers’ Almanac, Bird Note, music and more – all on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
- 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.”