Under the current plan, students will have bus service only one-third of the time.
When people pass away in Utqiaġvik, the family reaches out to a team of volunteer gravediggers, and they take time off from their jobs, bring their tools and get to work, asking for nothing in return.
Troopers are asking hikers to avoid the area until avalanche conditions improve.
Several Assembly members who were reached on Wednesday said that the election of a new chair is wide open.
Two of the people who tested positive for the disease were hospitalized and in critical condition, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said at a news conference Wednesday evening.
“I’m selling it for $20, because I figure I should at least get a pizza out of this,” says The Skagway News owner Larry Persily.
The Alaska Department of Law says the Native Village of Eklutna’s proposed casino would compete with state-licensed charitable gaming.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy says he was moved to restore the funds he vetoed after seniors spoke out on the importance of the program. But he also signaled many deep cuts will remain when he presents his revised operating budget.
Sixty-one percent of Alaska medical students who graduate from the WWAMI program return to Alaska. That’s higher than the national average of graduates who stay in state, but it’s lower than what Alaska leaders would like to see.
In 1997, a Chugiak man filed a discrimination complaint against the airport. The investigation into the complaint took five years. Unhappy with its findings, he asked the state ombudsman’s office to take a second look. More than a decade later, he’s still waiting for an answer.