Governor urges others to have regular testing done
First Lady Donna Walker said they were trying to do more with less this year and the cookie budget, like the state budget was down.
First Lady Donna Walker was given the Tlingit name, Koodeishghé, which was approved by Deisheetaan clan elder Selina Everson.
While he served up hot dogs and salmon, picnic-goers were asked what they’d do as governor for the day.
Unlike years past, Juneau’s picnic will be held on the campus of the University of Alaska Southeast. Organizer Bruce Botelho says it’s to showcase the university and emphasize children and education.
Gov. Bill Walker says he’d like all of his commissioners to live in Juneau, but thinks it’s OK if some of them choose to live in other parts of the state.
The Governor’s annual Holiday Open House will take place Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the Governor’s House.
John Patrick Buller leads in the Mount St. Elias Dancers of Yakutat at the Juneau Community Welcome reception.