Sitka Centennial Hall closed after possible asbestos found

...Hall after finding potentially hazardous material in an old door.The Sitka Sentinel is taking precautions in case the material is asbestos. Staff members sent a sample...Kluting says staff members found the material Monday morning while preparing for a...
Harrigan Hall reopens after asbestos scare

...Kluting.Kluting said staff discovered the material while cleaning out the building. It...weren't sure what the gray, fibrous material was, so they sent it to the lab for...laminates fell out and it was a gray material that had some fibers in it," Kluting...
My Turn: $1.5 million means much in quest to defeat domestic violence

...sexual assault prevention efforts in 2016?" Here is the answer: ? Dating violence/healthy relationships curricula, materials and projects - This $1.5 million is the funding available to develop and implement programs with young people so that they...
Air Force mystery space plane poised for launch today

...There's no official word on how long this one will stay up. All three previous missions ended in California.NASA has a materials experiment aboard, while the Planetary Society is tagging along with a solar-sail demo.Although largely mum about this...
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'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

...and abstract designs, while the third is based on historical examples of formline and is rendered in cedar, a traditional material.During Friday's opening, two of three pieces were shown publicly for the first time: Tlingit artist Preston Singletary's...
Northwest Coast art: a window into culture

...given the wet climate of the region and use of biodegradable materials such as wood. Worl, who holds a Ph.D. and a M.S. in...would be much easier to study if stone was the predominant material, as those artifacts would have been preserved over time...
Clinton urges State Dept. to speed release of emails

...importance of the many foreign policy issues on which the secretary of state and the department work, the review of these materials will likely require consultation with a broad range of subject matter experts within the department and other agencies, as...
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Movie Review:' Pitch Perfect 2'

...evil skier in "Hot Dog...the Movie."In her first feature as director, Elizabeth Banks does well enough with spotty material and back in front of the camera as well, alongside John Michael Higgins as the snide color commentators tracking the competition...
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

...and damage topping $25 million.Corrosion was determined to be the cause in more than 80 of those accidents. Failures in materials, welds and other equipment were cited more than 70 times.Enforcement cases against the companies resulted in the collection...
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Committee recommends new math texts meeting state standards

...tasked with replacing current math textbooks with books and materials that meet Common Core or the new Alaska standards. After...process and approval of the math texts. The document and material review process represents approximately $10,000 in teacher...


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