The declaration comes as the university grapples with a roughly 40% funding cut from Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s line-item veto and legislators’ failed attempts to override the veto.
After about an hour of testimony and debate, the Soldotna City Council took its final vote on an ordinance that would permanently ban the sale or cultivation of cannabis inside city limits.
Gov. Bill Walker has named four new members to the University of Alaska Board of Regents, changing its geographic composition.