Thank you for a fabulous membership campaign this fall. We went over goal early on Friday afternoon, raising the final $23,000 in under eight hours. We have many people to thank for this success including our Summit Club and Sustaining members, our Quiet Drive givers and all of the fabulous individuals and businesses who made their gifts during the On-Air campaign.
- So far, the Juneau School District has enrolled about 230 more students than it expected. If the higher enrollment remains true in October, the district could get enough additional state funding to cover a near $200,000 deficit.
- Juneau-based nonprofit, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, was denied its property tax exemption earlier this year. Now the Assembly will take another look.
- "A lot of ice experts, including myself, thought we were headed for a record year minimum," said Hajo Eicken, a professor at the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.