A proposition on the August 27th statewide primary election ballot may cause some confusion for Alaska voters. We take a look at the proposal for preferential voting. Then, state webmaster Andy Kline joins us in the studio for a discussion about some of the websites that will be available this election season. You can check them out by clicking on the Web Walk link at the bottom of this page.
- The Ketchikan School Board approved a new policy Wednesday establishing programs to help reduce child abuse and sexual assault. There was no discussion before the unanimous roll-call vote in favor of the policy, which calls for age-appropriate information for students in all grade levels to teach about appropriate conduct, and resources available for students.
- The United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.