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Hope Community oens new facility

...on schedule and on budget HOPE Community Resources Inc. opened their new facility Thursday, July 30th. It was just last fall on a rainy afternoon that families and local officials gathered to celebrate the ground breaking, "It's amazing and...
Nanwalek school students get their iPads

...timing was right, and that the grant "could create an explosion of learning through technology at Nanwalek School." Last fall she heard the news. Nanwalek was one of 114 schools in the nation, and the only school in Alaska, chosen to receive...

...because I'm the guy for the entire little town," he said.Martinez started the application process for the JET program last fall. He described the process as "long" and "grueling." Roselius said the process is competitive.It starts at the...
Walker announces intent to expand Medicaid

...Medicaid expansion," Walker said to applause at an event announcing his plans in Anchorage.Walker, who was elected last fall, campaigned on expanding Medicaid to provide health care coverage to thousands more lower-income Alaskans. But he...

ATLANTA - Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.This...
Don Young remarries on 82nd birthday

...he introduced Walton as his fiancee, to applause, during an Anchorage church event.Young was elected to a 22nd term last fall.In a statement, Young says that as he celebrates his birthday, Walton has given him the "best gift anyone could ask...
Bevy of coaching changes hits Peninsula

...region title game five out of six years.Self described as a hoops enthusiast, Franchino said he first considered leaving last fall, when Peninsula Grace asked him to consider the position, but it wasn't until this spring that he finally made the...
Legislators not fulfilling duty to people of Alaska

...their personal cache. This is evidenced by comments such as Representative Olson's at the League of Women Voters forum last fall (I don't believe everybody should have quality health care) and behavior now. Speaker Chenault calls Democratic concerns...
Work still to be done on marijuana regulations

...restricted - for example, near schools - as well as how to fulfill the intent of Alaska voters who made marijuana legal last fall.Draft state regulations have been posted for public comment; visit For more information on the proposed regulations...
Voices of Alaska: National Guard focused on restoring trust

...but it takes commitment and effort. We can do it; I have seen firsthand the early results of the reforms put in place last fall, and additional positive changes have been made since then. With the findings from Judge Collins' report in hand...


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