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Superintendent seeks job in Montana

Superintendent seeks job in Montana

Juneau’s top school official is a candidate for a job in Montana.

Legislators consider state takeover of school health plans to lower costs

Legislators consider state takeover of school health plans to lower costs

Alaska’s school districts spend a quarter billion dollars just on employee health care. It’s a big number that’s only expected to rise, and there isn’t one obvious solution to keeping costs down.

Juneau teachers call for strike vote if bargaining fails

Juneau teachers have authorized the executive board of their union to schedule a strike vote if bargaining efforts fail.

What leadership looks like

What leadership looks like

“What’s needed with youth leaders is the willingness and the confidence to take the initiative and be the driving force behind a movement,” says Abbey VandenBerg.

JEA calls strike preparation meeting; district to hold special session on bargaining

JEA calls strike preparation meeting; district to hold special session on bargaining

The Juneau Education Association has called a strike preparation meeting for Thursday.

Alaska communities join forces to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault

Alaska communities join forces to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault

“It’s an opportunity for communities across the state to talk to each other about what is working and what else they want to do to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault,” says Executive Director Lauree Morton.

Library bookmark contest winners honored by Juneau Assembly

Library bookmark contest winners honored by Juneau Assembly

The Juneau Public Library system received more than 1,300 entries for this year’s contest.

Learning Tlingit culture through action figures

Learning Tlingit culture through action figures

While many were still shopping Friday, a workshop for kids to make Tlingit-themed action figures was overbooked at the Alaska State Museum.

Small bird-banding study could produce big results

Small bird-banding study could produce big results

Alaska has its share of big science projects, to be sure. But to get results, science doesn’t always have to be huge.

Sikuliaq departure delayed by technical problems

Sikuliaq departure delayed by technical problems

KUAC reports that technical problems have resulted in the new National Science Foundation vessel over-wintering in the Great Lakes.