A big night in the arts

...Natural History, Vice Provost and Associate Provost for undergraduate studies, and chair of the art department at SUNY at Stony Brook. ? Allison Warden, Interdisciplinary Artist and Founder/Artistic Director at Uyalunaq, AnchorageInupiaq interdisciplinary...
State will appeal school funding decision

The state of Alaska will appeal a landmark Alaska Superior Court decision that threw out a state law requiring municipalities to contribute a minimum amount annually to schools.
State | AK legislature
NBA Capsules

...36-year-old guard extra rest this season. He scored 14 points on 6-of-14 shooting.NETS 103, KINGS 100SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Brook Lopez scored 22 points and blocked six shots, leading Brooklyn to its second win in the last 10 games. The Nets had a 23-point...
Delta plans long-term return

Delta Airlines is coming back to Juneau. This time, it's not going to be a summer tourist. Juneau International Airport manager Patricia deLaBruere announced Monday that Delta will inaugurate year-round service in Juneau starting May 15.
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

...odder encounters occurred mid-April on the north side of the Brooks Range. Hundreds of caribou were milling nearby, perhaps starting...occurred a few years back on the John River in the southern Brooks Range. It had been four days since I'd skied out of Bettles...
UAS Sound and Motion Series begins

...students will share photos and stories of their capstone expedition rock climbing the iconic Shot Tower in Alaska's Central Brooks Range. "Climbing in the Arrigetch" is set for Friday Jan. 30 at the REC center.The Sound and Motion series runs several...
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

Even in a rain forest, it's a lot of rain. Juneau is on pace for the wettest, warmest January since modern recordkeeping began, as the city set records with the most rain ever on Jan. 20 and Jan. 21.
Hare beats tortoise

...bill."The 29th Alaska Legislature convenes Tuesday, but if history is any guide, its biggest successes won't arrive until later.? James Brooks can be reached at or at (907) 523-2258.
State | Local | AK legislature
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

...for Port Alexander in the long run is uncertain. "I'm not sure," Gifford said. "I'm still reeling from just hearing of the accident."? Contact James Brooks at or at (907) 523-2258.
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...this winter and spring.In another development, independent Brooks Range Petroleum has started its drilling of production wells...Alaska Drilling Rig 16E was moved to the location in December.Brooks Range plans to award contracts for fabrication of field production...
State | AK legislature


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