Students board a school bus on New York’s Upper West Side. Even as most students return to learning in the classroom this school year, disruptions to in-person learning, from missing one day because of a late school bus to an entire two weeks at home due to quarantine, remain inevitable as families and educators navigate the ongoing pandemic. (AP Photo / Richard Drew)

Disruptions to schooling fall hardest on vulnerable students

Many families don’t know where to turn for information, or sometimes can’t be reached.

 

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, leave the chamber after a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Wednesday, May 10, 2017. A magistrate ruled Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, that there is probable cause for a case to continue against a man accused of threatening to kill Alaska’s two U.S. senators in profanity-filled voicemails left on their office phones. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

Grand jury will get case of man threatening to kill senators

U.S. Magistrate ordered the case be sent to the next available grand jury for consideration.

 

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, heads to a briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. She reported raising almost $1.1 million last quarter. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

Reports show Murkowski with fundraising lead

Tshibaka reported raising just over $465,000.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, heads to a briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. She reported raising almost $1.1 million last quarter. (AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case

The nation’s eye turns to Arctic Man.

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case
Trump administration reevaluating offshore drilling plans

Trump administration reevaluating offshore drilling plans

Court ruling blocked oil and gas development off Alaska.

Trump administration reevaluating offshore drilling plans
Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture

Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture

Resolution calls for task force to ‘recognize and protect’ property, expressions.

Who owns aloha? Hawaii eyes protections for native culture
Man set to be extradited in decades-old Fairbanks cold case

Man set to be extradited in decades-old Fairbanks cold case

Steven Downs is charged with murdering woman at university in 1993.

Man set to be extradited in decades-old Fairbanks cold case
Prosecutors say no sign of criminal act in fire

Prosecutors say no sign of criminal act in fire

The latest on the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Prosecutors say no sign of criminal act in fire
Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US

Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US

Company has been on probation for illegally dumping oil into ocean.

Judge threatens to stop Carnival cruise ships from docking in US
Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

President Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling, a U.S. judge said.

Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic
Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma

Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma

Former First Lady spends afternoon with local book club.

Michelle Obama brings largest crowd of book tour to Tacoma
Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Murkowski, Republicans defect

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Murkowski, Republicans defect

“VETO!” Trump tweeted minutes after the vote.

Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Murkowski, Republicans defect
President Donald Trump speaks to service members at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska., during a refueling stop as he returns from Hanoi. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump makes stop, speech at Alaska military base

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — President Donald Trump showered praised on troops and touted the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling when… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks to service members at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska., during a refueling stop as he returns from Hanoi. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Polar bears invade Russian town

Polar bears invade Russian town

Locals delighted but wary.

Polar bears invade Russian town
Shutdown ends without wall money, for now

Shutdown ends without wall money, for now

It’s a three-week deal as negotiations on border funding continue.

Shutdown ends without wall money, for now
Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon
Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon
Murkowski to Trump: Alaska feeling ‘consequences’ of government shutdown

Murkowski to Trump: Alaska feeling ‘consequences’ of government shutdown

President calls for Republican unity, walks out of meeting with congressional leaders.

Murkowski to Trump: Alaska feeling ‘consequences’ of government shutdown
Murkowski to revive bill meant to help Native American women

Murkowski to revive bill meant to help Native American women

The legislation received unanimous Senate approval, but was blocked in the House.

Murkowski to revive bill meant to help Native American women
Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8

Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8

Family of four charged in gruesome Ohio murders have since moved to Alaska.

Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8