ANCHORAGE - A superior court judge has invalidated the state of Alaska's requirement that local school districts help pay for education, which could leave a cash-strapped state on the hook for more than $220 million in additional funding statewide.
There were two surprises in the state's general election guide this year: a missing profile for Independent candidate for governor Bill Walker, and an Alaska Republican Party ad attacking Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska.
Capital City Fire and Rescue responded to a fire inside the women's bathroom on the first floor of the Merchants Wharf building again Monday night.
CCFR officials said a trash fire was found at about 9:39 p.m.
With his inauguration only days away, Governor-elect Bill Walker is in the process of interviewing candidates for the top positions in the state, including the person who will lead the work on Walker's budget.
A special committee formed to shape the fate of four questioned texts ruled overwhelmingly in favor of removing the books from classrooms - from Juneau, even - and replacing them with texts which accurately depict Native experiences.
Holiday spirit inspires many to give time, money and donations to organizations that help people in need. But if folks have higher oil bills or other unplanned expenses in the first few months of the new year, organizations like the Southeast Alaska Food Bank often comes up short.
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