Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage
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U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland issued a preliminary injunction Monday, temporarily halting the EPA’s 404(c) process regarding the Pebble Mine.
Formalizing a government to government relationship between tribes and the state was the message and mission today of former members of a commission tasked with addressing tribal self governance. Their report says rural governance “remains unfinished business in Alaska.”
Former Anchorage School District teacher David Schwantes was arraigned Thursday afternoon in an Anchorage court. Schwantes, 73, is charged with seven counts of sexual abuse of a minor.
The first group of military recruiters has been approved by the Anchorage School District superintendent’s office to work with school principals to schedule school orientations. This puts recruiters one step closer to being allowed back in area schools after the district banned them from campuses following allegations of misconduct by Alaska National Guard recruiters involving students.
With 65 percent of the precincts reporting in, all three statewide ballot measures are passing.
With just 289 precincts reporting in so far, gubernatorial challenger Bill Walker holds a narrow lead over Governor Sean Parnell.
So far, Republican U.S. Senate candidate is leading Democratic incumbent Mark Begich. And Republican incumbent Don Young is leading Democratic challenger Forrest Dunbar in the race for U.S. House.
The Anchorage School District and military recruiters met Monday to discuss the steps that need to be taken in order for recruiters to be allowed back on school campuses.
In an announcement Wednesday, Governor Sean Parnell told Alaskans something they have been waiting to hear for months…the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Flint Hills Resources.
As part of a national effort to curb risky drinking habits and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, the Center for Disease Control awarded grants to six universities across the country – including the University of Alaska Anchorage.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents Monday voted Monday to rescind President Pat Gamble’s $320,000 retention bonus by a 9-1 vote. The Board reviewed the decision to award the bonus at the request of President Gamble.
University of Alaska President Pat Gamble has requested the Board of Regents review a $320,000 retention incentive the board approved for him in June.
Former University of Alaska Anchorage athletic director Steve Cobb, age 55, passed away Monday night in Florida. The cause of death is currently unavailable.
On Friday, Aug. 15, the University of Alaska Anchorage invited local media outlets to tour the nearly-complete Alaska Airlines Center. The facility is slated to open to the public on Sept. 5, 2014.
The University of Alaska Anchorage released a comprehensive prioritization report Wednesday examining both academic and support functions.
The CEO of Kotzebue-based Maniilaq Association on Tuesday urged a U.S. House subcommittee to pass a bill that would provide advance funding for the Indian Health Service.
The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation on Tuesday released its list of the state’s 10 most endangered historic properties for 2014.
The Alaska Dispatch and Anchorage Daily News websites Tuesday merged under a new name – Alaska Dispatch News. The new name will soon appear in the print edition as well.
With budget cuts and declining state funding looming, the University of Alaska Anchorage is in the process of scrutinizing its priorities to figure out what is sustainable, and what is not.