Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

...teacher positions from next school year's budget, teachers in the Anchorage School District can be happy knowing they won't be laid off.The Alaska Dispatch News reported earlier this month the School Board passed a budget amendment that cut nearly...
Alberta Means

ALBERTA T. ""BUDDY"" MEANS Alberta Thane ""Buddy"" Means, 78, a resident of the Hillsboro community, died Friday morning, May...
Adam Matthias Greenwald

...was surrounded by love at his passing April 11, 2015. A lifelong resident of Hoonah, Alaska, Adam was of the Raven Moiety, T'akdeintaan Clan and Leader of the Mt. Fairweather House. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Esther, his daughter Lois...
Ruth Lydia Stark Pantke Maves

...Kathy and Jim. Ruth was a wonderful mother and homemaker. She always planted a huge garden and would can what she couldn't feed her family or give away. Her hot dog relish was legendary and coveted by all who knew her. In later years Ruth worked at...
Daniel Joseph Schwab

...enjoyed spending time together hiking, fishing and hunting. Dan remarked how much he had come to love this place and couldn't imagine living anywhere else. He often spoke about being able to walk out the back door of his condo to cross country ski in...
Empire Editorial: Don't sacrifice tomorrow for tonight

...future while celebrating the day. It wasn't so long ago that this newspaper reported on...fortunate the car White was riding in didn't collide with another vehicle, or that more people weren't killed. The twisted metal sculpture in front...
Run like a child

As adults we don't behave nearly as spontaneously as we did as children. We...idea what their 5k personal best time is, and really don't care what anyone else's is. I don't mean this as a criticism of people, like myself, who have...
Track teams geared up for big weekend

Don't let the hot weather fool you.There will be no lethargic athletic performances...Robinson, Myles, Pennino 1:28.5h Bartlett 1990).1600 METER RELAY - T.Dinnan, Benning, Millard, B.Schlechter 3:35.04 JDHS 2005 (state...
See the future in flowers

...through the city-owned arboretum won't feel futuristic - in fact, it may feel a...the Sichuan region of China likely hasn't been grown in cultivation in 80 to 90 be a bit less thrilling.One doesn't want too much excitement with a budget...
For schools, cities can't do it alone created by the state legislature. Cities and boroughs can't do it alone, however. The Legislature should fulfill its commitments...districts from the funding shortfall if the legislature doesn't restore the funding as promised. Lisa Parady,Executive director...


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