A 39-year-old woman with a gun put an elementary school in the Valley on alert Thursday. About 11:44 a.m., Juneau police were called to the Riverbend Apartments after receiving a report of the woman who was said to be distraught and had a firearm on her, according to a news release.
The Kennedy-Lugar YES Program was was created in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks to bridge religious and cultural barriers. A pair of Muslim YES exchange students report a warm welcome in Juneau as the federally funded program enters its seventh year — despite uncertainty over its fate under the Trump administration.
Past AASG resolutions have supported the Alaska Legislature’s anti-smoking bills, the inclusion of certain school sports and activities, the omission of “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, and even how grades point averages are calculated.