University of Alaska campuses are bracing for change as UA faces up to $22 million in cuts from the state. University administration are entertaining several different long-term options to reduce the costs, which it is calling Strategic Pathways. Some of the options would could have profound effects on higher education in rural Alaska.
Dillingham’s new assistant district attorney is in town this week as part of a transition to take over the caseload. His arrival comes after a two-year fight to keep the local DA’s office open and staffed with a prosecutor in town.
At the end of March, Café Olé, the Dillingham High School Spanish and French club, took a whirlwind trip through France and Spain. In 10 days, 13 students and five chaperones traveled through Paris, Versailles, Avignon, Provence, Nimes, Carcasonne, Barcelona and Madrid.
A fatal shooting in Pilot Station was reported to State Troopers Thursday morning. Dennis Alick, 27, was killed and a suspect has been identified. The shots were fired from a shotgun on the front steps of a private residence, Trooper Information Officer Megan Peters said.
After months of delay, the Pebble Limited Partnership was granted Tuesday its land use permit by the state’s Department of Natural Resources. But taking into account the concerns raised through a public comment period, DNR is adding more oversight to Pebble’s activities and adding some new stipulations to the permit.
Bethel Schools Archery team earned first place in the state in both the elementary and middle school divisions. Students now have their sights set on the national competition this May in Louisville, Kentucky.