The Haines Assembly is pushing back on a proposed timber sale on the Chilkat Peninsula. The University of Alaska is offering up 400 acres of land for harvest. But at a meeting Monday, the local government said it will explore its legal options if a contract is awarded.
Three Puerto Rican students came to study at the University of Alaska Southeast this fall in search of an adventure. But their semester abroad turned into a stressful ordeal after Hurricane Maria left them cut off from their families.
Most University of Alaska students will see a 10 percent tuition increase during the next two academic years. The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved the hike with a 9-1 vote at Thursday’s meeting in Anchorage.