Five Mount Edgecumbe High School students took part in a film-making class last year and will showcase their work at a screening in Sitka tonight. The films focus on place, culture, and climate change in a handful of villages across the state.
The University of Alaska’s board of regents is considering whether to consolidate the school’s education programs into one college based in Fairbanks, a move that has drawn criticism from the university’s Juneau campus.
Juneau School District will most likely be able to cover a near $248,000 cut to its transportation budget — partly because of higher enrollment numbers. The state could give the district up to $2.6 million more than it expected.