Telling Tales with MsG. was graced with a full-house of writers. It was FANTASTIC!
POEMS & SHORT STORIES
With Spring by Bill Merk
Harvey by Erika Bergren
Short story by Haines author, Mark Zeiger titled “Porcupine Pelmeni”
Poem 10.19.2016 by Naawéiyaa Tagaban
Sing Hello and Welcome Back by Bill Merk
Haiku: Bug and a boat AND Bigfoot (for REI) by Mark Zeiger
Untitled (aka Warren) by Erika Bergren
Poem 3.17.2017 by Naawéiyaa Tagaban
- 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.”