Thanks to everyone who pledged during the KTOO/KRNN Fall Pledge Drive – and for those of you who entered into the drawing for the iPad Mini and the Wings of Alaska roundtrip tickets – we have the winners!
The iPad Mini goes to …. Jay and Judy Crondahl! Congrats to these long-time KTOO supporters!
The five winners of the two round trip tickets on Wings of Alaska are:
- Janet and Sean Neilson
- Mark Kjerstad
- Kasia and Tim Spengler
- Kathryn Kurtz
- Robert and Luke Sewell
Thanks to all of you for supporting Public Radio in Juneau.
- The Crystal Serenity cruise ship is making a 32-day voyage from Anchorage to New York City. Meanwhile, the potential environmental impact of a journey of that scope has some worried.
- Students will be entering a brand-new school for the first time when classes start Monday. It's located at the same site as the scene of the tragedy and the architects were inspired by nature.
- Sponsors of a voter initiative to ban commercial marijuana businesses in the City of Fairbanks submitted over 500 signatures Friday in an effort to get the measure on the fall 2017 ballot.
- Enrollment numbers have increased in two of the three schools and the district welcomes several newcomers to its faculty. Combined enrollment at the three schools is an estimated 473 students to start off the year, up from 431 just two years ago.