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Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

(AP) — The Senate Finance Committee has advanced its rewrite of the state capital budget, including $43 million for a new school in Kivalina.

With budget cuts a reality, added fees likely in UA system

Officials at the University of Alaska are trying to cope with nearly $17 million in budget cuts.

UAF facing wrenching changes this year with $14M deficit

UAA releases year-long program review, finds areas to improve

UAS reviews continue at normal pace amid cuts

‘90 by 2020’ report shows progress in raising graduation rates

Senate committee releases its version of education bill

$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.

University of Alaska Regents approve budget, tuition hike

It will cost University of Alaska System students a little more to attend class next fall.

Slope students participate in hands-on geology lessons

Next summer, 24 students from the North Slope will travel to the Pacific Northwest through the GeoFORCE Alaska program.

Juneau principal honored

Molly Yerkes, the principal at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School in Juneau, was surprised with an unrestricted $25,000 Milken Educator Award at a school-wide assembly.

APU launches Alaska Native executive leadership program

Alaska Pacific University has launched the Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program, a corporate leadership development initiative that is a partnership of five Alaska Native corporations and APU.
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State-led gasline scores low on credibility

Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker’s quest for an expanded state-led natural gas pipeline could undermine the larger industry-led gas project in which the state is also a partner.

Legislature narrowly rejects Ruffner for Board of Fisheries

Another Board of Fisheries nominee has fallen victim to the aggressive politics of the Cook Inlet fish wars.

Finance Committee defends cuts amid bleak budget

The budget crisis the state of Alaska is facing is not understood by the public, state Senate leaders said April 21. The state is facing budget deficits approaching $4 billion a year with the prospect that Alaska’s main cash reserves will be drained in two years.

Interior Energy Project bill caught up in education fight

Legislation to broaden the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority’s purview to complete the Interior Energy Project was caught in a stalemate over education funding early April 22.

Bringing 100 years of Anchorage to life

The task: tell the century-long story of Anchorage in 124 pages. The man to do it: 50-year Anchorage resident Charles Wohlforth.
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