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$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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Utility owner plans to donate millions after sale

AFN committee revamped to bring nonprofits together

What for years had been a consortium of tribal leaders known as the Alaska Federation of Natives Human Resources Committee is now the Council for the Advancement of Alaska Natives — an alliance a new name and a refocused goal.

Top of the World

ASRC's Ty Hardt scales Mt. Everest to support Barrow Boys and Girls Club.

Alaskans set record in PFD charitable giving

Alaskans contributed a record-setting $2.4 million to charity through Pick. Click. Give.

Stable economy keeps arts thriving

For the size of its communities, Alaska’s arts scene is thriving. Anchorage and Fairbanks have their long-established and local symphony orchestras, youth symphonies, opera associations and local theater companies, all with supporters who are intensely loyal.

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