Schools in jeopardy

...village of Gulkana, and said she can see the upside to alternatives such as virtual schools, weekly boarding schools or consolidated schools that give students more interactions and experiences they might currently lack."Could we do a better job? That's...
State | Local | AK legislature
Daylight saving compromise proposed in House

...find themselves an hour off the capital's time.When the state last significantly changed its time zones in 1983, it consolidated four into two, in part because having Anchorage and Fairbanks off the capitol's time zone created problems.With both...
State | AK legislature
Alaska's fishing fatalities are dropping, no matter how you mix the numbers

...Lincoln said.The number of fishermen is declining, which is likely a factor. Many fisheries have been rationalized and consolidated, with quotas in place for individual fishermen instead of an entire fleet. Instead of having boats race out to catch the...
Bid to shut Guantanamo roils Pentagon, White House, Congress the detainees as well as conduct military commission trials for those accused of war crimes.The visits to the Navy Consolidated Brig in Charleston, South Carolina, and the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas triggered...
Nation and World
Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

...said that Lavrov on the call emphasized Syrian government troops' role in confronting extremist groups and the need to take consolidated action.On Wednesday, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg also said the alliance is concerned about reports about...
Nation and World
Navy to limit some training that harms whales, dolphins in Pacific

...allow the training. Additional environmental groups later filed a similar lawsuit in San Francisco. The two cases were consolidated in Hawaii, and the deal resolves both.The Natural Resources Defense Council, which was also part of the legal battle...
Alaska and 12 states ask judge to delay new federal water rule

...The EPA and the Army Corps have asked that the lawsuits be consolidated in a single district court.Stenehjem said the request for...injunction he filed Monday also asks that the lawsuits not be consolidated."We think we have specific arguments," he said.
Walker merges two Dept. of Labor divisions

...divisions both handled workforce development grants, which is why they were chosen to be combined, Walker said.They'll be consolidated over the next few months, according to a Walker administration news release.Drygas said that the $600,000 saved comes...
23 Alaskans lose jobs in Consolidated Freightways closure

...The bankruptcy filing and shutdown of Consolidated Freightways this week means the loss...drivers were Teamsters and the former Consolidated employees may have trouble finding...Span-Alaska Consolidators Inc., described Consolidated as an "icon" among shippers but was...
Whitehorse votes for new mayor

Four consolidated city-boroughs in Southeast Alaska have chosen new mayors this month, and voters in the nearby Yukon territorial capital of Whitehorse...


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