A few years ago, Juneau School District gradually started cutting the travel budget for high school activities. Then the money stopped.
Sean O’Brien, a school board member who has served on and off since 2005 for a total of nine years, will not seek re-election. The candidates that are running are Jeff Short, Kevin Allen and incumbent Brian Holst.
In this newscast: Two candidates have filed to run for the Juneau School Board and a longtime Juneau resident and painter passed away in Juneau Pioneer Home.
Historically the derby’s heaviest fish have been kings. This year, first place will go to a silver. Derby officials plan to finalize results for the 2017 derby and announce winners on Tuesday.
If you’re in a car accident, have a heart attack or your baby is born prematurely, you may need to get a medical flight to another city. But a medevac out of Southeast Alaska can cost you tens of thousands of dollars.
In this newscast: Police searched a house downtown that neighbors suspect criminal activity occurs in and Juneau wildlife managers believe this year will bring a successful deer hunting season.
In a press release, Juneau Police Department said the officers served a search warrant on a home in the 400 block of Fourth Street Friday.
On top of Alaska’s regular recruitment challenges, the Lower 48’s economy is strong, its supply of teachers short, and educators’ salaries are on the upswing.
In this newscast: Senator Lisa Murkowski discussed the reasons behind her health care vote; Governor Bill Walker said he plans to introduce a tax bill and Alaska Representative Shelley Hughes has breast cancer.
Trash, chicken coops, pet food and bird seed are all powerful bear attractants. Fish and Game is reminding residents to keep them away from bears.