Move-in day comes for new UAS dorm

New students, meet your dorm. New dorm, meet your students.
The guns of August reach Alaska

Armored cars, automatic rifles, gas masks and grenade launchers. This is not Iraq. This is Ferguson, Missouri. It's also Juneau, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Ketchikan and Kodiak.
Candidates for governor's race plan their next moves

ANCHORAGE - Candidates in Alaska's three-way gubernatorial race wasted no time Wednesday launching their post-primary campaigns and welcoming their running mates for the general election in November. Republican Gov.
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

Tuesday's vote on Ballot Measure 1 will decide if Alaska retains a controversial oil tax system adopted by the Legislature in 2013 or reverts to the previous tax system, known as ACES.
My Turn: How to spend money to save money

...this coming fall in certain key legislative races. The reason I am doing that is simple.Two years ago the University of Alaska-Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), the state's best economic think tank, said this about...
The history of oil wealth

Since the discovery that Alaska has a wealth of oil, there have been debates about how best to spread that wealth between the state and oil industry. Alaskans will vote on Tuesday on whether to repeal the fifth tax regime since the oil boom of the 1970s.
New sports arena could become major music site the state's largest city.The $110 million, 192,000-square-foot Alaska Airlines Center at the University of Alaska Anchorage will officially open next month with a volleyball tournament, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.The arena...
University of Alaska Anchorage will prioritize programs

ANCHORAGE - University of Alaska Anchorage officials plan to release a prioritization of its offerings, with the intent to grow some programs and eliminate others.
Congested UAA campus area sees lane closures

ANCHORAGE - An already congested area of Anchorage will now see additional lane closures because of a yearlong project.KTUU reports ( this is due to the second phase of construction for a new parking garage at the University of Alaska Anchorage.Authorities say work began Friday on the 485-space parking garage behind the engineering building on UAA Drive.
Alaska Sports Briefs

...Eric Strabel [2000-04], a highly decorated mountain runner, came of age as an elite athlete at the University of Alaska Anchorage, recording stellar 4-year careers on both the cross country running and Nordic ski trails. In the fall...


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