Adelyn Baxter, KTOO - Juneau


On re-election bid, Gov. Walker says he’s made difficult decisions that he must own

Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott’s re-election campaign kicked off Sunday afternoon in Juneau. About 100 community members showed up to Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall for music, face painting and food.

Same building, new name: Sayéik Gastineau Community School

Gastineau Community School has been renamed Sayéik Gastineau Community School. The Juneau School Board voted unanimously to add the traditional Tlingit name, which loosely translates to “spirit helper.” Listen now

UAS, Coast Guard establish training and scholarship program for students

By next fall, the first batch of University of Alaska Southeast undergraduates are expected to begin a first-of-its-kind scholarship program for Alaska. Listen now

Rep. Birch asks governor to move special session to Anchorage

An Anchorage lawmaker is requesting the Legislature’s October special session be held in Anchorage instead of Juneau. Listen now

University of Alaska students may see 10 percent tuition hike over next two years

University of Alaska officials are considering a 5 percent tuition increase in each of the next two academic years. Listen now
Jim Johnsen at a meet and greet in Juneau, July 7, 2015. Johnsen is a candidate for University of Alaska president. (Photo by Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO)

UA president calls for action on DACA ahead of regents meeting in Juneau

Earlier this week, University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen wrote Alaska’s congressional delegation urging it to quickly resolve the Trump administration’s directive to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Listen now