Much of Friday was taken up by whether the board treated residents of Valdez and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough fairly when it put them in the same district.
In Alaska, the state’s school administrators association estimated that superintendent turnover is nearing 30 percent.
The Dunleavy administration is no longer seeking private vendors to replace six state-run Division of Motor Vehicles offices.
The Native Village of Tazlina hopes to buy back 462 acres of land east of the village from the Catholic Church and return it to traditional and cultural use.
As hundreds of vaccine appointments remain unfilled across the state, officials are trying to spread the message that more people are now allowed to get the shots.
Ketchikan beaches have elevated levels of bacteria that could make people sick even without dozens of cruise ships sailing through the Inside Passage and discharging wastewater.
The new owner says it will continue to operate plants in Dillingham, King Cove, Port Moller and Valdez, along with support facilities in Naknek and Sand Point. Its headquarters are in Bellevue, Wash.
New proposed bylaws would change how the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council can spend its trust funds and expand the oil spill’s original boundaries to incorporate an ecosystem approach.
It will be up to lawmakers how much to allocate to the Division of Motor Vehicles when they convene in the Capitol in the New Year.
Hoonah, Gustavus, Angoon, Pelican and Tenakee Springs will see a nearly two-month winter gap without service.