Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix Hosts.
We’ll talk with Ati Nessia from AWARE about the Choose Respect march in Juneau;
We’ll find out about tonight’s/Wednesday’s public lecture & film on toxic chemicals, with guests Tracey Woodruff and Pam Miller;
We’ll get a preview of the music of Harrison B who will be performing an Alaska Originals concert Thursday night @360 North;
We’ll get the details on this week’s Early Learning Conference, with guests Joy Lyon and keynote speaker, Diana Wehrell-Grabowski.
We’ll talk with Shelley Gill, author of the new children’s book, ,Alaska’s Dog Heroes;
And we’ll get an update from Eaglecrest with Jeffra Clough.
- 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.”