A former state representative from Anchorage has died of injuries sustained in a small plane crash in Homer.
The Federal Department of Education has given Alaska a waiver for one of the requirements created by the No Child Left Behind Act.
The decision allows the state to freeze its student proficiency targets for one year if state officials commit to applying for a larger package of waivers by September 6th.
Bartlett Regional Hospital’s Infection Prevention Coordinator says Juneau residents have no reason to be concerned about a case of necrotizing fasciitis – the so-called “flesh-eating bacteria” – discovered in a patient recently.
In May, the Emmonak Women’s Shelter – one of only two shelters in western Alaska and the only shelter located in a native village – was on the verge of closing its doors.
Internet pranksters have seized on a cross promotion between the Miami rapper and Wal-Mart, and Kodiak could get a concert out of the deal.
Rain is in the forecast for the Fourth of July, but don’t let that dampen the fun. There is a ton of events and activities going on around downtown Juneau and on Douglas.
The new CEO for Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital doesn’t plan to make major changes right away. Chris Harff was named to the city-owned facility’s top post Friday by the hospital’s board of directors.
The president of the University of Alaska is proposing a 2 percent tuition increase for the 2013-14 school year.