In this newscast:
- In Juneau incoming freshmen get to choose between the town’s two main high schools themselves. But with a shrinking population, some people question whether there should be two high schools at all.
- The Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards took place last week in Juneau. This week, the Governor will lay out his budget plan for the coming year and it is unclear what that will mean for the people and programs represented at the awards ceremony.
- Some Alaska lawmakers think the state’s new ethics rules are too limiting.
- Records show state officials are exploring adding a second Juneau ferry terminal 30 miles north of the Auke Bay terminal to shorten travel time.
- Anchorage police Lt. Nancy Reeder has accepted Fairbanks Mayor Jim Matherly’s offer to serve as the city’s new police chief.
- Alaska Public Media went to a Fred Meyer parking lot in Midtown Anchorage to ask Alaskans what they think of the Mueller report.
- The Juneau School District allocates teachers to each school based on an ideal student-to-teacher ratio. For Harborview, a shift would likely mean class sizes of up to 30 students.