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.
- Legislators are considering a special audit of the Alaska Mental Health Trust and how the trustees are investing its money.
- Cynthia Franklin, who helped guide Alaska's work in setting up the state's legal marijuana industry, is resigning as director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office.
- An online controversy spread to the halls of city government in Anchorage on Tuesday, with accusations flying about fake news, liberal media bias and a militant Islamic training camp in Wasilla that does not exist.
- Former Sen. John Glenn has died at 95. After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space.