Wesley Early, KOTZ - Kotzebue
The Anchorage School District announced that Gruening Middle School will be closed for the remainder of the school year due to damage sustained during Friday's earthquake.
The Anchorage School District announced that after taking severe damage from Friday's earthquake, Eagle River Elementary School will be offline for the remainder of the school year.
Most schools in the Mat-Su School District will be able to resume classes by Thursday, December 6.
Former state lawmaker Bettye Davis has passed away at the age of 80.
The tentative first day back for students is Monday, Dec. 10.
Right now, all Anchorage School District facilities are closed through Tuesday, and it's unknown when classes will start back up, and when students and staff will be able to gather the belongings they left behind.
As teacher contract dispute continues, Anchorage School District and teachers union schedule third round of mediation
After two days of contract negotiations, the Anchorage School district and the Anchorage Education Association have agreed to a third round of mediation. Listen now
Unhappy teachers staged a demonstration at Monday's Anchorage School Board meeting, upset about curriculum changes and wages, among other things. Listen now
An unusually high number of black Alaskans are running for the Legislature — and most are Republicans
As long as Alaska has been a state, its legislature has always been overwhelmingly white. Even in the most diverse areas of the state, white Alaskans have almost always been elected to serve in Juneau. However, this year's general election has an unusually high number of black Alaskans on the ballot, and most of them are running as Republicans. Listen now
Former lawmaker Bettye Davis retired from the Anchorage School Board at the end of September after more than 35 years in public service. In her tenure on the board and in the state legislature, Davis fought for education reform and helped break barriers for Black Alaskans and women in government. Listen now
Today in Anchorage, Danielle Riha, a teacher at the Alaska Native Cultural Charter School, was honored as the 2019 Alaska Teacher of the Year. Listen now
From Trump and tribes to Grammy-winning rock bands: Dunleavy and Begich receive varying endorsements
In the last week, both Mike Dunleavy and Mark Begich received endorsements from varying spheres of influence. Listen now
Teachers in the Anchorage School District are working without a contract, and in negotiations for a new one. The parties are in mediation Oct. 18 and 19. Listen now
There is a new champion, fattest bear in Katmai. Listen now
On Monday night, the Anchorage School Board voted against changing school start times for the district. Listen now
Today is Indigenous Peoples Day in Alaska, and there are gatherings across the state commemorating and celebrating Alaska Native people. Listen now
This week we're doing something a little different and going back in time. Janis Stoner was the first female land surveyor in the state, coming up 47 years ago. Stoner lives in San Francisco now, but in her short six-year tenure in Alaska, she helped make history. Listen now