Join KTOO and the candidates for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly and Juneau School District board for our candidate forums.
Three candidates are vying for two seats on the school Board. Learn about the candidates with the forum moderated by KTOO’s Adelyn Baxter and Juneau Empire’s James Brooks.
Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Assembly. The Assembly candidate forum was moderated by KTOO’s Jacob Resneck and Juneau Empire’s Alex McCarthy.
- “I don’t know if the gravity really is hitting everybody, but we’ve been arguing for recognition since statehood, and under this administration the attorney general has provided an opinion that, yes, tribes do exist, that we have inherent sovereignty,” said Richard Peterson, president of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.
For third time in 2 years, state officials cite Skagway Assemblyman for financial disclosure violationsHenry’s checkered candidate disclosure record was discovered when he pleaded guilty to federal tax crimes in early 2016. Henry hadn’t paid income tax for a number of years.
- Studies suggest most of the people coming to the area with the warplanes will likely offset a decrease in the Fairbanks-area population from cuts in funding for state agencies and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
- BP isn't disputing that the incidents took place. The company has already taken extreme steps to address the issue.