Wesley Early, KOTZ - Kotzebue
Employees were at College Gate Elementary Friday morning cleaning up the aftermath of a Thursday night fire.
The lower rating means it will be more expensive for the university to borrow money for various projects.
As University of Alaska faces uncertain financial future, officials focus on supporting current students
In the face of an unprecedented cut from the state, University of Alaska staff, faculty and students have a high degree of uncertainty about their futures.
The University of Alaska is preparing to absorb a 41 percent cut in state funding. At the Anchorage campus, administrators estimate they will have to lay off 700 employees and eliminate more than a third of the school's academic programs.
University of Alaska president: Campus closures, program elimination and layoffs on the table under Dunleavy vetoes
The University of Alaska stands to lose $134 million in state funding if Governor Mike Dunleavy's line-item vetoes are not overturned by legislators.
In a resolution passed last week, the Board wrote that the governor's vetoes to public education funding could have "detrimental" effects on student outcomes.
Sovereign Bill voices Molly Mabray, the first Alaska Native lead character in a nationally-broadcast children's program.
New federal charges have been filed against two people involved in the June 2 murder of 19-year-old Cynthia Hoffman in Anchorage.
The state's largest telecommunications company announced it's building the first 5G wireless network in the state's largest city.
Dunleavy held a press conference Friday in front of Wasilla Middle School, his recommended venue for the session. He says while there is still work to be done on the capital budget, the dividend is his priority for this session.
Governor Mike Dunleavy held a rally Thursday night in Wasilla in support of a Permanent Fund Dividend amount that adheres to the law established in 1982. There was no vocal opposition to Dunleavy from the crowd.
This week, high school students from around the state attended a three-day camp at the University of Alaska Anchorage to learn skills in one of the most in-demand job fields in the state: nursing. It's part of a UAA program designed to get more Alaska Natives into the medical field.
Anchorage police today announced the arrests of two Anchorage boys in two separate homicide investigations.
Barr will spend four days traveling around Alaska, learning about the unique challenges rural areas, particularly villages, face.
Under a new pilot program, several Anchorage elementary schools will have longer lunch and recess next fall
This fall, several Anchorage elementary schools will have longer lunches and recesses. It's part of a pilot program that the school district is rolling out in an effort to better meet students' needs for good nutrition and exercise.
The Anchorage School District's head of human resources has been charged with harassment towards another ASD employee.