When a school closes in rural Alaska, families who stay face tough choices. They can send their children away to school in another village or city, or they can home school their kids. Clark’s Point fought for a third option, to reopen their school. The school, which closed in 2012, will be back in session next week.
A child is dead and a family’s belongings destroyed Saturday after a house fire in Toksook Bay. Six people lived in the home. All but one, Kendrick Julius, 5, were able to make it out of the building after the fire started sometime before midnight.
Juneau’s Docks and Harbors board has given the green light for firefighters to burn down the former Thane Ore House restaurant. The 35-year-old former attraction is being razed to make way for a Alaska Native cultural immersion park.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two people in Juneau who handled a drug package after it was spotted in the mailing process and then tagged by federal officials have been arrested. The Juneau Empire reports 44-year-old Christian John Peters and 34-year-old Tiffany…