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
- As a child in Iran, Parisa Elahian was told by school officials she wasn’t equal with other children. "They called us dirty, so they had to separate us from the other kids, so I was in the corner of the class," Elahian said.
- This weekend, crowds showed up in the pouring rain to do their holiday shopping at Juneau’s Public Market, but it wasn’t the only place in town to buy local goods.
- Southeast Alaska biologists had a rare opportunity to watch the hatching of thousands of market squid eggs.
- Diverse commercial markets for the snake-like creature have opened up over the past few years but catching them can be tricky.