Thursday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser hosts.
We’ll talk with Mariya Lovischuk, from the Glory Hole about this Sunday’s Empty Bowls Banquet;
We’ll get the details about this weekend’s Alaska State Improv Festival;
Sigrid Dahlberg will fill us in about this weekend’s presentation on the history of Figure Skating in the Winter Olympics;
And Rachel Brown will be here with the schedule for AWARE’s Advocacy Training program.
And Nancy DeCherney will be here with Arts Up;
That, Writer’s Almanac,Bird Note, music and more, Thursday at 3 on A 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.”