Hilcorp’s philanthropic strategy is more about individual employee giving than corporate sponsorship. And, a national expert says, that’ll diffuse the giving and make it harder to predict — at least at first.
KTOO News hosted a special program on coronavirus, answering questions about school closures, cruise ships, hospital preparations and more.
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen put a positive spin on the university system’s outlook in his 2020 State of the University address.
The Chatham School District superintendent says that USDA foods bound for a school in Angoon were stuck in a Juneau warehouse for weeks. The school reached out to the Coast Guard last month requesting they deliver those goods, but that request was denied.
One researcher says now is a key time for studies on Arctic Ocean conditions, before hotter temperatures from climate change become the new normal.
The nine programs recommended for deletion include the university’s bachelor’s degree in theater, master’s degree in anthropology and MFA in creative writing and literary arts.
Alaska Resource Education, which promotes the oil and gas, mining and forestry industries in Alaska’s schools, is suing former Executive Director Michelle Brunner, alleging she embezzled at least $187,000.
Haines Borough Assembly has decided to organize trips for the public on Feb. 23 and Feb. 29. The private charters were made in lieu of ferry service from the Alaska Marine Highway System.
The National Archives in Seattle is slated to close. It warehouses federal documents obtained from states across the Northwest. And it’s especially important for Alaska.
After the ferry shut down, the Haines school had planned to fly the students, but the crew of the reality TV program “Ghost Hunters” had chartered a boat trip from Haines to Juneau already and they let the teams catch a ride with them.