An explanation of the two school bond propositions on Tuesday’s municipal election ballot. They include an increase in funding for the proposed high school in Dimond Park and whether state funds should be leveraged at the Juneau-Douglas High School renovation project that is already underway.
- Juneau Bar Association asks Gov. Walker to consider geographic diversity before making his selection.
- Many of Alaska’s rural schools are not working. Low student performance and high teacher turnover are just two of more obvious indicators of problems in these mostly Native school districts. Those working in the schools say it’s time for radical changes.
- The festival sold out in record time this year.
- Inuit leaders and organizations from Canada have been lobbying the U.S. for the last year. Polar bear sport hunting is an important industry to the Inuit economy.