In this newscast:
- Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Environmental Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune visit a proposed mine site near Haines,
- Alaska results from spring standardized testing are out and there’s plenty of room for improvement,
- the Juneau School Board OKs a three-year contract to retain Superintendent Bridget Weiss,
- residents of Nome and Shishmaref sound off on climate change effects to federal and international officials, and
- Cordova is in week six of a water shortage.
Alaska has a lot going on right now.
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- Alaska state lawmakers say they're looking forward to learning what Dunleavy’s plans are for the budget.
- A hiker stranded overnight on Mount Roberts was retrieved by local authorities Friday, according to the Alaska State Troopers.
- With this grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the institute says it’s about 70% to its goal for this project.
- “We will remain an accredited university. Period. End of report," says University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen.