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Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

Senate panel proposes $100 million in one-time education funding

While the Legislature is still hammering out how much money to put toward the base student allocation, the Senate Finance Committee has included a major injection of funds in their version of the operating budget.

Alaska legislature forwards Erin’s Law

Alaska legislature forwards Erin’s Law

House Bill 233, requiring school districts to implement sexual abuse education, gets bipartisan support.

George Kuhar releases One Heart Army

George Kuhar releases One Heart Army

Last month, Juneau musician George Kuhar performed his new album with his band Playboy Spaceman the Rockwell ballroom.

Tsunami warning test too real?

Tsunami warning test too real?

Thursday morning’s live test of the state’s Tsunami Warning System went pretty well — except many people didn’t realize it was a test.

Final days to enroll in health insurance

Final days to enroll in health insurance

The Obama administration wants to make sure that if you try to enroll for health care by March 31, you will get it, even if you haven’t quite finished the application process.

Choose Respect rally draws big crowd

Choose Respect rally draws big crowd

By participating in the march, Lt. Kris Sell hopes to show victims that police officers support them and want to stop the violence.

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

Two bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.

When the earthquake struck, Bob Allen took care of what he could

When the earthquake struck, Bob Allen took care of what he could

Allen says when you can’t take care of your own, you take care of what you can.

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

As Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.

School board praises superintendent while accepting resignation

School board praises superintendent while accepting resignation

Contrary to what community members may have thought, Lisa Worl said Gelbrich made an effort to become part of the community.