In this newscast:
- Gov. Mike Dunleavy announces a major reversal on his cuts to the University of Alaska funding and early childhood programs,
- two Alaska groups fighting for a full permanent fund dividend argue the governor should not veto the $1,600 version lawmakers sent him,
- nine candidates file to run for Juneau Assembly and Juneau School Board in October, and
- middle and high school teachers are literally weaving Northwest Coast art into their math lessons.
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With fall storm season looming, a struggle to keep one village school’s fuel tanks from falling into the Kuskokwim RiverThe Lower Kuskokwim School District is developing a plan to avert environmental disaster
- A Recall Dunleavy organizer says the campaign isn’t slowing down after the veto reversals.
- "Molly of Denali" is the first national children's TV show to feature an Alaska Native lead. Some of the show’s creators came to Juneau and put on a vocal acting workshop to help local kids find their own voices.
- Linguist Michael Krauss documented conversations with the last surviving speakers of Eyak, advocated for preserving endangered languages and created a map of Alaska Native languages.