Twice a year, high school students from rural communities across Alaska converge on Juneau as participants for the Rural Student Vocational Program, or RSVP. Cube Cove Junior Jasmine Rose Coleman learned about broadcasting this spring by working at KTOO FM & TV, and Gavel to Gavel Alaska. She helped in the newsroom, operated cameras and graphics, and produced this story about the program.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.