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Budget deficit forces tribal administrator out in Petersburg

The newly hired tribal administrator at the Petersburg Indian Association is leaving that job on Friday after finding the tribal government cannot afford her position.

Juneau Pride Chorus’s strong women

Juneau Pride Chorus’s strong womenThe Juneau Pride Chorus will perform its 17th annual concert at Northern Light United church on Saturday.

Early education programs on chopping block

Pre-kindergarten grants, Parents as Teachers, Best Beginnings — all of these early learning programs were zeroed out in the budget recommendations offered by a House education subcommittee on Tuesday night.

Capping caseloads ‘not realistic’ for state’s probation officers without funds

Capping caseloads ‘not realistic’ for state’s probation officers without fundsDepartment of Corrections Commissioner Ronald Taylor says the proposal would not be realistic without additional funding.

Mosquito Lake school in Haines won’t reopen

Mosquito Lake school in Haines won’t reopenThe group still plans to work on strategies to open the school in the future.

Federal Subsistence Board seeks change to rural determination process

The definition of rural has been slippery in Alaska, where many communities exist outside the developed road system.

Update: Tlingit-Haida OKs same-sex marriages

Update: Tlingit-Haida OKs same-sex marriagesSoutheast Alaska’s largest tribal organization has authorized its courts to perform same-sex marriages.

University of Alaska to launch sexual assault survey next week

University of Alaska to launch sexual assault survey next week"This is a way for the university to get a sense of how big a problem sexual assault and sexual harassment are on our campuses," says UA attorney Michael O'Brien.

A filmmaker’s love story with salmon screens around Alaska

A filmmaker’s love story with salmon screens around AlaskaIndependent filmmaker Mark Titus presents issues facing Alaska's wild salmon population in his new film "The Breach." After four years of fundraising and production, Titus takes his film on a 12-stop national tour.

Judge hears arguments on stay in education lawsuit

Judge hears arguments on stay in education lawsuitA Ketchikan judge says he will decide by today whether he should approve a stay of his January decision regarding an education funding case between the State of Alaska and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.