Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon.
We’ll hear about a national mathematical honorary which will be installed at UAS next Thursday, and a presentation by the installer, Dr. Colin Starr of Williamette University in Oregon, on Feuerbach’s Theorem
Mary Lou Spartz and Richard Stokes will be here to highlight Sunday’s presentation by the Monday Night Writers’ Group;
We’ll talk with the Alaska Folk Festival’s Guest Dance Band, the Gallus Brothers;
Jorden Nigro and Amy Fletcher will tell us about the Gratitude Lens Project;
and, Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers will drop in to raise the insanity level in the KTOO studio.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today 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.”