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Alaska schools see teacher shortage as school year looms

...already moved on to new jobs, which could have contributed to this year's staff shortage.Fairbanks Education Association President Nancy Duez said another contributing factor could have something to do with funding."When funding comes through...
Bookish birthday: Egan Library turns 25

...Egan, Chancellor Emeritus Marshall Lind, UA Regent Emeritus Gordon Evans, architect Tony Yorba, UAS Alumni Association President Lt. David Campbell and president of the newly formed Friends of the Egan Library chapter Kathy Ruddy. Any interested...
Canada border hours worry Hyder residents

...facilities, Alaska Dispatch News reported. Residents use both U.S. and Canadian currency.Hyder Community Association President Wes Loe likened the overnight closure to "putting a chain across your own driveway.""We consider ourselves...
Players withdraw complaint in Canada over World Cup turf

...stipulated that the final be played on the artificial field at BC Place, which seats 55,000.Canadian Soccer Association President Victor Montagliani also issued a statement welcoming the news that the complaint had been dropped."Our goal...
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...homeless people in Fairbanks about the case. Speculation, she said, focused on one person.Fairbanks Native Association President Steve Ginnis said he grew up with Wallis in Fort Yukon."I'm a little disappointed that we don't have news...
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...about high-level state jobs moving out of town. DOR Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck wrote to Alaska Oil and Gas Association President Kara Moriarty last month in response to her concerns about Alper's job having moved away from the state's...
Santa delivers cheer, gifts to Chiniak

...Chiniak to deliver the gifts: Hart; elves Alyssa Leveque, Rebecca Elliott and Ciara Beckham; Brose; and Spouses Association president Pepper Wunch, the best part of the day was seeing smiling faces and spreading Christmas cheer."It's amazing...
Mushing group will have races

...Right now, as it stands, the race schedule remains the same as was approved at the annual meeting in March," association president Mike McCowan said Friday.How the all-volunteer club pulls it off remains to be seen. The association faces...
Miracle On Ice to grace Treadwell Arena

...a ceremony Saturday by donor Steve MacSwain, rink manager of Palmer's MTA Center, and Juneau-Douglas Ice Association president Arnold Liebelt."For Steve to donate this print to JDIA is incredibly generous," Liebelt said in an email...
Fairbanks Mushers Hall to close for the winter

...reported.The building has lost money for years, but the association has paid bills with pull tab revenue, association President Mike McCowan said. That source of money, however, has fallen by 80 percent, and the association board of directors...


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