A 39-year-old woman with a gun put an elementary school in the Valley on alert Thursday. About 11:44 a.m., Juneau police were called to the Riverbend Apartments after receiving a report of the woman who was said to be distraught and had a firearm on her, according to a news release.
Petersburg school officials say a funding cut passed by the state Senate would cost the district hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Senate passed a budget this month with a five percent cut to education money that goes to school districts.
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.
Competition was tough and quick during the Yup’ik Spelling Bee this weekend in Anchorage. Even with four schools from two school districts, competition quickly became a battle between the former champ Daniel Ayaginag Hunter from Nunam Iqua and contenders in Kotlik.