Juneau World Affairs Council Speech – ‘The Obama Administration’s Pivot From the Middle East to Asia and the Opportunities That Presents For Alaska and the West Coast’ with foreign correspondent Lew Simons
Recorded on Wednesday, April 17th | 5:00 | KTOO Studio
- Skagway School went through a restructuring this year. An influx in students enabled the school to create single-grade classrooms in the elementary school, increase Spanish and music classes, and start an accelerated learning program. It also opened space for three new teachers.
- El Nino has transitioned to below normal sea surface temperatures in the mid-latitude Pacific. If that persists, then the condition known as La Nina, typically results in a colder than normal winter for Alaska.
- The Alaska Mental Health Trust took its first step toward logging Ketchikan’s iconic Deer Mountain, along with a parcel in Petersburg.
- Two German sisters got a true Alaska experience through summer Rotary exchange.