Alaska Supreme Court to hear school funding lawsuit soon

...Gateway Borough are preparing to make their cases on education funding before the Alaska Supreme Court this month.Oral arguments...organizing. The state Legislature provides the majority of funding for public schools in Alaska, but organized municipalities...
Invasive plant spreads to Interior Alaska beyond Fairbanks poison the elodea previously found in Chena Slough with an herbicide as early as 2016, but the group is still gathering funding for the project.Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District officials are reminding boaters to rinse, drain and dry boats...

A Tuesday article gave an incorrect figure of funding by the Alaska State Legislature for the Alaska State Council on the Arts, which is about $800,000, not $11 million.
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground.Even...USDA water infrastructure grants as a particular source of funding that could be helpful.Hawley said the village wants to build...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...good day with a lot of hard work by many folks in the field," O'Brien said.Under orders from Gov. Bill Walker and with funding from the Alaska Mental Health Trust, the state began offering expanded Medicaid coverage on Tuesday.The expansion allows...
Bethel homeless shelter receives state grant

BETHEL - A homeless shelter in Bethel has been awarded state funding even as the Alaska Legislature continues to slash the budget.KYUK-AM reported that Bethel Winter House has received $29...
My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...This notion got us thinking that funding higher broadband penetration in...considered and identified several funding options via loan programs (within AIDEA) and grant programs. Proposed Funding ModelThe model we propose is similar...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...asked us to help him spark excitement and interest in our fellow citizens as he competes with other national interests for funding. A year later, our state is gearing up to host international conversations on the Arctic and a visit by the President of...
New Alaska Moose Federation Director to reign in budget

...just want to make sure we're solid on that mission."As far as funding, the group received more than $2.5 million in legislative grants, but subsequent requests for funding were denied in 2013. About $8,800 remain from the last legislative...
Restoring the 'Center of Kasaan'

...facility for community events. The official Rededication Ceremony will be held Sept. 3, 2016, and Kasaan is seeking additional funding to support the event. Visit or call (907) 542-2230 for details. To read a Pat Roppel story about the...


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