JSD plans to expand Tlingit education program to all students

...students. Glacier Valley Elementary School has started a Tlingit language enrichment class under new full-time teacher Hans Chester, who will replace recently retired cultural specialist Glenda Lindley.School board member Lisa Worl said she thought a broader...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...islands and the attack on Dutch Harbor a standing offense to America.Because of other naval actions in the Pacific, Admiral Chester Nimitz, chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, felt he could not spare the large force he believed he needed to recapture the...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...something quite extraordinary happened. American cryptographers broke the secret Japanese naval code and as a result Adm. Chester Nimitz, the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander, was able to put his outnumbered forces in the exact position to devastate the...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations of William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King and Chester W. Nimitz as Admirals of the Fleet. U.S. forces invaded Mindoro Island in the Philippines, encountering little resistance...
Anchorage homes near Chester Creek see flooding

...with a problem usually seen in spring.The Anchorage Daily News reports a handful of residents are reporting flooding from Chester Creek.City hydrologist Jeff Urbanus says the cold snap caused water to freeze at the bottom of the creek and all the way...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

...driving without a valid license in the 1300 block of Egan Drive. His vehicle was impounded.? At 11:53 a.m. Tuesday, Chester Thomas Miller, 37, was cited for driving without a valid license following a damage-only crash in the 8000 block of Aspen...
Student artists Hans Chester's K-1 classroom's weaving project

Hans Chester, a K-1 teacher at Glacier Valley Elementary, has been making weavings...Susan Sealbach and Glenda Lindley, and have really enjoyed the project, Chester said. Today the class invited the Tlingit Culture Language and Literacy...
Dog walker finds body in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a dog walker has reported finding a body just off a path in the Chester Creek area.The Anchorage Daily News reports that police spokeswoman Dani Myren says the caller who found the body late Thursday...
Basketball camp teaches Tlingit language

...Southeast.As the students stretched, Jessica Chester counted to 10 in Tlingit. Chester, who teaches Alaska Native languages for the...helping out with the basketball camps since 2006.Chester said all of the basketball drills incorporate...
Emotions high over school curriculum

...white person," Miller read aloud. "Yet I am still the same inside. I hope my parents will be able to see that."Jessica Chester noticeably teared up while reading a short passage, then called on another attendee to continue."Visit" is a short piece...


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