The sounds of children laughing and playing at the Nikiski Community Playground are music to Rachel Parra's ears.
The number of homeless students in the Kenai Peninsula school system has grown since this time last year.
ANCHORAGE - A superior court judge has invalidated the state of Alaska's requirement that local school districts help pay for education, which could leave a cash-strapped state on the hook for more than $220 million in additional funding statewide.
The governor race in Alaska has taken an interesting turn with Independent Republican Bill Walker jumping out of his party and platform to team with Byron Mallott, the Democrat's candidate aligned with Begich and Obama.
WASILLA - Gov. Sean Parnell signed legislation June 20 aimed at simplifying vehicle registration for Alaskans with older cars. House Bill 19 gives individuals the option to permanently register their personal vehicles that are at least eight years old.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Eielson Air Force Base likely will be on a narrowed list of potential locations for two squadrons of new F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said.
School districts statewide are expecting to continue slashing their budgets heading into the next school year.
JUNEAU - The Senate Education Committee on Monday took testimony on a bill that would increase the number of years a teacher would have to be in the classroom to reach tenure.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - A coalition of Fairbanks residents and community groups in Alaska's two biggest cities have filed a civil lawsuit against the U.S.
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