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School board approves budget that cuts teachers, adds curriculum

School board approves budget that cuts teachers, adds curriculum

“A lot of teachers who want to wait or aren’t supportive of a curriculum may not have the same high-needs students in their buildings.”

Fairbanks lawmaker’s birth control comments spark criticism

Fairbanks lawmaker’s birth control comments spark criticism

A Fairbanks state senator has been labeled as an enemy in the “war on women” by national media outlets for comments he made about birth control.

386 projects entered in Alaska state science fair

Sixty-nine schools across the state sent projects to the 59th annual Alaska State Science and Engineering Fair.

Sen. Begich criticizes US intelligence gathering — with comedy

Sen. Begich criticizes US intelligence gathering — with comedy

Juneau-based Alaska Robotics’ fourth installment of its satirical news series features its highest profile guest so far, Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

After-school program asks Assembly for $48,500 funding

It’s 4 o’ clock in the afternoon and 12-year-old John Barresi’s school day ended an hour ago. But the sixth grader is still hanging out at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School working on a project.

Outgoing superintendent critiques school system

Outgoing superintendent critiques school system

Juneau Superintendent Glenn Gelbrich critiques the school system in his resignation letter.

Bill would give immunity for reporting overdose

Bill would give immunity for reporting overdose

The House Judiciary Committee has moved a bill giving limited immunity for those who seek medical assistance for someone suffering a drug overdose.

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Group seeks to prevent suicide through paddle-making

Last weekend, the One People Canoe Society held a two-day paddle-making workshop in Wrangell.

Southeast tribes meet about mining concerns

Southeast tribes meet about mining concerns

Southeast Alaska tribal leaders are meeting to discuss Canadian mines that could impact regional fisheries.

City wants citizen input on cell tower master plan

City wants citizen input on cell tower master plan

The second neighborhood meeting is March 27 at UAS.