Angoon, Mt. Edgecumbe top 2014 Alaska KidWind Challenge

Two Southeast Alaska high school teams placed first in their divisions during the 2014 Alaska KidWind Challenge."Team Turbine," consisting of a single high...
School association honors Southeast's Archie Young

...2014 to be inducted into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame."When I first...Young will be inducted into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame along with 10 other...winningest football coaches in Alaska high school history, led his team to seven...
Education reform bill becomes law

...residential and vocational programs, and includes a substantial increase in education funding.The bill also repeals the Alaska High School Graduation Qualifying Exam and replaces it with the SAT, ACT or WorkKeys assessments, depending on each student's...
State | Local
ASAA names 2014 Alaska high school hall of fame

The Alaska School Activities Association has announced the class of 2014 Alaska High School Hall of Fame. Eleven individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Famue during a ceremony at 5 p.m., Aug. 3 in the Redington...
House education panel delves into vocational-tech credits

...all the jobs people were contacting them about," said Rep. Harriet Drummond, D-Anchorage.Only one in five Alaska high school graduates eventually hold a four-year degree, according to the state labor department.
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: When two is less than one, subtraction is the answer

...the Alaska Legislature's education subcommittees are considering four competing measures that would eliminate the Alaska High School Graduation Qualifying Exam.Among the four is a proposal included as part of Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education...
Hockey great teaches great hockey

...because you have to have those visions."MacSwain was inducted into the Alaska School Activities Association's Alaska High School Hall of Fame in 2012. Born in Seward and raised in Alaska, he was a standout hockey player in the 1980s. MacSwain...
Who are our heroes?

...they do a lot of little things with a big heart, such as the volunteers that make the tourney run.My hero set the Alaska High School single game scoring record of 69 points in 1973 against Mt. Edgecumbe High School.Petersburg Vikings' 5-foot-8...
Dinner of champions

...Culinary Competition on Sunday. They'll have 60 minutes to cook three courses with two tabletop burners. Eleven Alaska high school teams, including three from Southeast, are competing, Roach said. This year's competition is Alaska ProStart's...
Southeast Science Fair

...Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Universe," free for all ages. The fair is open to all Southeast Alaska high school students and has competitors from both Juneau high schools, Petersburg, Skagway and Angoon. Come see what these...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback