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.
- The 750-mile Race to Alaska is back for a second year as 43 teams of sailors, rowers and paddlers prepared to set off from Port Townsend, Washington at 6 a.m. on Thursday.
- Hydrokinetic technology developed in Alaska’s rigorous conditions will help researchers design systems that can be used worldwide.
- Ketchikan’s Britta Adams braved the cold ocean and strong tides recently to swim more than 10 miles of the rocky Wrangell Narrows.
- As stock markets suffer, Alaskans consider UK referendum vote impacts.