Students at Juneau’s alternative high school, Yaakoosge Daakahidi, celebrated commencement Wednesday night at Centennial Hall. (Photos by Casey Kelly/KTOO).
Nearly 40 seniors at Juneau’s alternative high school, Yaakoosge Daakahidi, graduated last night. For most it was the culmination of a long and bumpy road, so a little celebration was in order. Casey Kelly reports.
- August 28, 2015- Renewable energy, climate change and port development were all highlighted at the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s second day in Nome, but it was a special announcement about the president’s upcoming visit to Alaska that got the room buzzing.
- August 28, 2015- Details are finally shaking out about Obama’s Alaska visit. The White House says the president will announce new policy initiatives while he’s here.
- August 28, 2015- "They sprayed every one of our hair and clothes with kerosene. At sixth grade I dropped out," says Nora Marks Dauenhauer.
- August 28, 2015- British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett says tailings dams can be a safe part of his province's mines.