Treacherous roads prompt school cancellation in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Classes in Alaska's largest school district have been canceled because of treacherous road conditions following an overnight snowstorm.Anchorage school spokeswoman...
Cancer Connection offers 'Let's Talk' program training

...will offer its "Let's Talk" program training Nov. 17 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library's large meeting room. "Let's Talk" matches cancer survivors with cancer patients to answer questions and provide guidance.This...
Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

ANCHORAGE - Woolly mammoths and other large ice age mammals thrived in northern Alaska...Alaska."We wanted to know how these large animals responded to the rapid climatic...paleontologist Dale Guthrie that populations of large animals varied as vegetation responded...

...Kaneso had bad experiences at shelters before and was hesitant to live in another, ending up instead in one of the nation's largest homeless encampments. Desperate, she decided to try one again.But there was no more space for families."Where can I...
Nation and World
State asked researchers wrong question

...clearly salary is one part of a the larger teacher retention and success rate, but it cannot be the only part of a larger puzzle. More research, perhaps funded...will still help legislators in their larger assessment of the entire school formula...
Veterans Day around the United States

...of prideParades and other celebrations were held throughout the country. New York City hosted its 96th annual parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation. "America's Parade" featured more than 20,000 participants, including marching...
Nation and World
SURVEY INDICATES LOW TANNER NUMBERS materialize."In 2013 saw a very large cohort of juveniles in the survey estimated...200 million crab, which was one of the largest we've had going back to the early 1980s...and they were a year older and a year larger, however, there was a fairly significant...
Not For Web
Schools in jeopardy

...conversation ... but it's the largest part of the budget. It shuts down - moving to larger areas, virtual or correspondence...The minimal gain from such a large loss is also a concern, for them in favor of larger areas.In the end, Kito said...
State | Local | AK legislature
Sacred oil checks eyed amid budget deficit

...which is based on residency requirements.This year's check was $2,072, paid to about 645,000 people, and was the largest ever. Over the past decade, which included the Great Recession, the check has been as low as $845.The permanent fund...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...telecommunications company GCI started offering the benefit. In January, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Alaska's largest provider of group insurance, began offering a medical travel program to all Alaska clients in hopes of curbing massive medical...


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