“Imperial Chrysanthemum” by Belle Boggs
Best description: “Strongly imagined, finely controlled, and well crafted. [Her] stories are good because they are true — true in that way that only good fiction can be.” –Percival Everett, Bakeless Prize judge.
- The Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program has proposed turning the 70-year-old boarding school into an accelerated high school. Some members of the Edgecumbe community aren't happy about that.
- Nora Edith Thomas is charged with two counts of second degree murder for the death of Christopher Kenney.
- The House passed a resolution that limits committees to working on bills that raise or spend state revenue. House Democrats raised concerns that the rule change would reduce transparency.
- The Juneau School District is facing a sixth year of budget cuts, and it’s handling the budget process a little differently than it has in recent years.