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School declines to host tournament without prayer

...schools wrestling championship from a private, religious school to a new venue. The Alaska Dispatch News reported the association, after a complaint, asked officials at Anchorage Christian Schools to stop their practice of including a public...
Juneau service agency struggles to stay open

...know if it will be operating after this year.George McGuan, who joined the board in March, said members told him the association was $250,000 in debt."I was blown away. I was like, OK, we're a non-profit. How are we $250,000 in...
Weird weather lingers in Anchorage

...It's one of those things we have to weather through. Pardon the pun," said Craig Norman, a trail groomer for the association.By this time of year, Anchorage normally has 30.9 inches of snowfall, according to National Weather Service...
Alaska school declines to host tourney without prayer

...opening ceremonies, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.The association took the action after a complaint. An unidentified...Christian made no money from hosting it, Cobaugh said.The association board consulted with attorneys and agreed that public...
Imagination Library meets million book mark in Alaska

...Blagden said. "One-million books throughout the time the Imagination Library has been a program in Alaska."The Association for the Education of Young Children for Southeast Alaska coordinates the Imagination Library for about a tenth of...
Tall Timbers granted right to appeal

...officials say the women have served their debt to society and therefore Haven House doesn't qualify as a halfway house.The association, represented by Attorney Robert Spitzfaden, previously attempted to appeal the Planning Commission's decision...
Nordic skiers still await snowmaking system

...snowmaking system on Friday beyond saying it was still being tested."Right now, it's no comment," he said. The association's program director, Tamra Kornfield, added on Monday that the system had been making snow as part of testing over...
My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...contrast with previous studies, the Juneau economists used the widely accepted cost-benefit methodology endorsed by the Association of State Highway and Transportation Officers. When choosing between alternative highway projects, the standard is...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...participating in the Collaborative Research Conference for Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire; and participating in the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Seattle, alongside poets Gary Snyder and Sherman Alexie.Her two major...
Where's the snow? Not in Alaska

...eventually will use in a program of the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage.Tamra Kornfield, program manager for the association, has seen that waiting pattern over the years as a lifelong Anchorage resident. There are winters when snow is late...


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