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Fox removal effort closer to completion on Alaska islands

...descendants of cattle first introduced in the late 1880s to provide meat for whaling crews and fox traders. An aerial survey last fall counted more than 2,000 cattle, which have long gone without caretakers.
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...
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...
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...

ATLANTA - Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.This...
Soldotna boys split; SoHi girls knock off Wasilla

Same field. Same style. Same results. Different sport. Last fall at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, senior Ty Fenton earned medium-schools all-state first-team honors in helping the Stars...
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...
Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...agencies can tap fuel trigger funds when oil exceeds $70 per barrel. When the price of oil fell below that threshold last fall, the money the AMHS budgeted for fuel in fiscal year 2015 could not be used. The $5.5 million offsets $5.3 million...
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...


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