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New law establishes Alaska standard for restraint in schools

...behavior. After a report that accused the Anchorage School District of overusing restraint and seclusion was released last fall, some parents pushed for more regulation. "The new law is a big deal," said Ashley Dunks, a mother of three who...
Druce will stand for education

...She said the farm is a retirement endeavor and legacy to leave for their three sons. They planted their first field last fall and recently planted a second field.This summer she was encouraged to run for the Sterling and Funny River district...

...Elvis (Ferus Type)" sold for $37 million at Sotheby's in 2012.The appetite for Warhol works appears unstoppable. Last fall, his "Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)" sold at Sotheby's for $105.4 million, an auction record for the artist...
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School board: Holt, Yerly run for District 7 seat

...the board. He is running for public office for the second time, having run for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly last fall. "When you are running a deficit you shouldn't be buying stuff," Yerly said. "I am saying I need to kick the board...

...the House and want to pad their 17-vote majority, so they intend to follow this simple rule: first, do no harm.Last fall, they sparked a partial government shutdown over the implementation of President Barack Obama's health law. Now...
Peninsula runners eyeing state glory

...level. With close to 25 runners on the team, the Mariners girls team is hoping to improve on a second-place finish in last fall's Class 1-2-3A meet. Homer missed the top step on the podium by seven points to Grace Christian. All five Homer...
2014 football season preview: SoHi, Nikiski seek to defend crowns

...two-time defending medium-schools champions, it comes with the territory. But with the kind of numbers SoHi put up last fall, can opponents expect to see similar domination this year? "We have some talented kids this year, but most of those...
Mountain bike trails go with the flow

...cross country route a "flow" trail, but it's also hard to ignore Around the Mountain trail.The trail was completed last fall, and a couple miles of it definitely have flow-trail qualities, which was by design.But leave the full-face helmet...
Soldotna website to be overhauled

...current and to make navigation easier and more intuitive."The company Vision Internet Providers, Inc., was contracted last fall to develop the new site, Dukowitz said. Governmental departments are currently in the process of determining final content...
Voices of the Peninsula: Searching for solutions to K-Beach flooding

...excavated with a borough permit, during last fall's flooding, from the gas lines to the east end of Trawling Street last fall. This ditch moved tens of based on the disaster declared last fall. The land in this area has been...


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