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.
- Stuart DeWitt, Nick Davis and Joe Thompson were inducted into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame.
- On Saturday at the Juneau Lions Club 71st Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Lion Steve Brandner was chosen as the recipient of the Walter A. Soboleff Achievement Award, the tournament’s highest honor.
- Shutting down the oil platforms will allow Hilcorp to reduce the amount of natural gas flowing in the leaking pipeline.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.