Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Scott Burton hosts.
We’ll get a preview of Wednesday’s Pillars of America speech by Jon Dau;
We’ll get the details about a new Tlingit language app with guest Simon Roberts;
We’ll talk with guitarist Dimitris Kotronakis, one of the guest performers at this year’s Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival;
And we’ll learn about the upcoming Juneau Douglas High School production of The Imaginary Invalid.
Plus, Writer’s 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.”