This week, the class of 2020 is walking the stage one grad at a time with their short list of up to four guests as their audience.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in business closures, remote schooling, and many people are working from home. And, in Anchorage, it has led to a shortage of available child care.
New research from the University of Alaska Fairbanks utilizing radar instruments positioned on satellites has led to a breakthrough in lake methane emission research.
Four girls are suing the Lower Kuskokwim School District, alleging that it didn’t properly follow up on multiple complaints of sexual misconduct by a former Bethel elementary school principal.
Camp directors across Alaska are redoing their summer programs to prepare to welcome campers during the pandemic.
In a state with a history of failing to protect children, and in a region with a sexual assault rate more than six times the national average, parents of girls are asking the same question: How was this allowed to happen?
Normally right now, staff would be at recruitment fairs across the country looking for teachers willing to sign up for the ultimate Alaska adventure.
The Mat-Su school board will now decide later in May whether to rescind its vote to remove the books, including “The Great Gatsby,” “Catch-22” and “Invisible Man.”
The University of Alaska Anchorage is opting for a more socially-distant way to celebrate the spring class of 2020: It’s launching a website on graduation day with video tributes and speeches.
The Grammy-winning, Alaska-grown rock band Portugal. The Man is offering to send five books recently banned from school curriculum in the Mat-Su, where several band members grew up, to students there who want to read them.