Thank you for a fabulous membership campaign this fall. We went over goal early on Friday afternoon, raising the final $23,000 in under eight hours. We have many people to thank for this success including our Summit Club and Sustaining members, our Quiet Drive givers and all of the fabulous individuals and businesses who made their gifts during the On-Air campaign.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.
- Gastineau Community School has been renamed Sayéik Gastineau Community School. The Juneau School Board voted unanimously to add the traditional Tlingit name, which loosely translates to “spirit helper.”
- Christopher Strawn testified he walked home with his dog and was going to sleep when Brandon Cook was shot and killed on Oct. 20, 2015.
- Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Mallott both spoke, but is was the 17-year-old keynote speaker who brought the room to its feet with applause and cheers.