In this newscast:
- Local early education providers explain what Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s veto reversal means to their programs,
- U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says a Trump administration decision is expected soon on a road building rule affecting the Tongass National Forest,
- one of five candidates vying for two Juneau School Board seats withdraws,
- a local sportfish biologist shares some professional and personal insights ahead of the Golden North Salmon Derby that starts Friday,
- meanwhile a salmon derby based in Wrangell gets off to a slow start,
- the ferry Columbia capsizes a small skiff with its wake, and
- the short film “Who We Are” reflects on how coastal erosion affects Alaska Native villages.
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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.