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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.

With school choice resolution, legislature revisits voucher question

With school choice resolution, legislature revisits voucher questionWith a crowd of charter school students in the gallery, the Alaska State House used a school choice resolution as a proxy for a debate on vouchers on Monday.

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.

University of Alaska Board of Regents approves 5% tuition increase

University of Alaska Board of Regents approves 5% tuition increaseThe University of Alaska Board of Regents on Friday voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase, in an effort to gain ground on the University’s budget shortfall.

With no snow, Eaglecrest sweetens season pass perks

With no snow, Eaglecrest sweetens season pass perksIf you bought an Eaglecrest season pass that you can’t use, you can get a 50 percent discount on rates at the city pools and ice arena.

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in Juneau

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in JuneauUAF officials roll out gangplank for public to view new research vessel devoted to polar oceanography.

Alaska tops Gallup’s Index of Well-Being

Alaska tops Gallup’s Index of Well-BeingGallup yesterday released its annual Index of Well-Being, and for the first time, Alaska tops the list.