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Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor

...known for playing games. On Maybe Mondays, maybe he'll be there or maybe he won't, giving Facebook followers an early heads-up about absences. If he's not working, people who show up will see a sign saying he's gone fishing. Toppings...
139 Alaska kids lose Head Start access

...Start students nationwide because of the across-the-board federal budget cuts known as the sequester.Head Start and Early Head Start programs provide early childhood education and assistance for low-income families. For families to qualify...
Juneau police chief discusses early education to reduce crime with nationwide program Fight Crime: Invest In Kids

...Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. "We find that in the early Head Start programs across the nation there are only three...That leaves 97 percent who don't have the services in early Head Start. Alaska is on par with the rest of the nation...
How federal budget cuts could affect Alaska

...9 million for 20 teachers, aides, and staff who help children with disabilities.Early education: Head Start and Early Head Start services would be eliminated for about 100 children.Environmental protection: Alaska stands to lose about...
16 Alaska kids died by abuse or neglect in seven years

...while carrying the baby, and OCS didn't find abuse. After Ashton was killed, his father admitted he also caused the earlier head injury, according to news reports. The father, Christopher Kevan, was sentenced to 198 years in prison after a jury...


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