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.
- Sen. Kevin Meyer said his constituents oppose creating a new bureaucracy to collect an income tax when the Permanent Fund continues to pay dividends.
- Two dead squid have washed ashore in as many weeks, but it's unclear if these are unrelated incidents or a sign of something more significant.
- A GoFundMe appeal to help rebuild the Twin Lakes playground raised $4,625 in less than a day. But read the fine print: the website takes nearly 8 percent in fees.
- The fire marshal also noted no accelerants -- such as gasoline -- were used. He said the shredded rubber material on the playground became the fuel source.