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Federal funding important to Southeast schools left out of budget

Secure Rural Schools paid $12 million last year to Alaska school districts, primarily in Southeast.

Worl skates into the Burke Museum

Worl skates into the Burke MuseumThe Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle recently opened an exhibit called “Here and Now: Native Artists Inspired.”

Will there be a second season of Alaska Robotics News?

Will there be a second season of Alaska Robotics News?The Juneau-based video collective is once again raising money for its satirical news series.

SAGA to cease AmeriCorps program, hopes another org will save it

SAGA to cease AmeriCorps program, hopes another org will save itNineteen AmeriCorps volunteers throughout the state were told their positions, including stipends and benefits, could end on Monday.

The flavor of real: Ishmael Hope’s “The Courtesans of Flounder Hill”

The flavor of real: Ishmael Hope’s “The Courtesans of Flounder Hill”Ishmael Hope's first book of poetry titled “Courtesans of Flounder Hill” will be released Sunday.

Alaska regents OK tobacco ban

Alaska regents OK tobacco banThe resolution bans cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, water pipes, e-cigarettes, e-cigars and vape pens. It also forbids their use anywhere on a campus, including trails, parking lots and university-owned streets and sidewalks.

Treadwell Arena may get help from advisory board

Treadwell Arena may get help from advisory boardAssemblyman Loren Jones says an advisory board will bring focused attention to the rink’s management that the facility hasn’t gotten before.

Southeast championships feature Alaska’s first girls wrestling meet

Southeast championships feature Alaska’s first girls wrestling meetAlaska is now one of a several states with a championship meet for girl wrestlers.

Sitka Community Hospital facing unexpected financial woes

Sitka Community Hospital facing unexpected financial woesThe Sitka Assembly was briefed on the hospital’s finances during a closed-door session Tuesday. The hospital’s chief financial officer has resigned. Very little information has been released to the public so far.

Juneau welcomes new governor at holiday open house

Juneau welcomes new governor at holiday open houseGov. Bill Walker, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and their families greeted Juneau residents at the Governor's Mansion Tuesday for the annual holiday open house.