Pat Moore will guest host. He’ll talk with organizers of the upcoming SAIL Auction, Jorden Nigro and Kate Wolters; Paul Carroll and K. J. Metcslf will give us a preview of his talk on Wednesday on U.S. Nuclear Policy; we’ll get some insight into the Low Vision Support Group, with guests Janet Lumiansky and Dale Wygant; and we’ll learn about the Juneau Community Charter School’s upcoming trip to Denali & Fairbanks.
- 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.