Eight people are running for two open seats on the Juneau School Board. The candidates this year are Carl Broderson, Louise Cornwall, Jeremy Kerr, Steve Kikendall, Julie Morris, Will Muldoon, Bob Van Slyke, and Bonn Trinidad. In this complilation of candidate profiles that originally aired separately, all the candidates tell why they’re running and what issues are important to them.Related Link: Latest profile of Assembly District 1 candidates
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.
- An M-44, which sprays predators with sodium cyanide, detonated on a teen and his dog earlier this month in Idaho. Now the family and others are petitioning the USDA to end its use of the devices.
- The Mental Health Trust Authority owns lands in Petersburg it wants to swap for Tongass National Forest acreage elsewhere in the region. Resulting timber sales would raise money for the Trust.