Dan and Lisa Galloway gets help from Chancellor John Pugh, right, as they move their daughter, Catherine, into the new freshman student housing at the University of Alaska Southeast in August 2014. The resident housing has been named after Pugh, who retired at the end of the last school year.

Pugh ‘honored’ by UAS hall naming

The new freshman dorm at the University of Alaska Southeast was named in honor of one of its favored administrators during a Thursday evening ceremony… Continue reading

Dan and Lisa Galloway gets help from Chancellor John Pugh, right, as they move their daughter, Catherine, into the new freshman student housing at the University of Alaska Southeast in August 2014. The resident housing has been named after Pugh, who retired at the end of the last school year.

Galena man shot by Fairbanks state troopers dies of injuries

FAIRBANKS — A Galena man shot by Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks has died of his injuries.Troopers say 19-year-old Tristan Vent died at about 6:30… Continue reading

Districts prepare for student tests to evaluate teachers

ANCHORAGE — While this school year is newly under way, district officials across Alaska are turning their attention to additional standardized tests students will take… Continue reading

File - In this July 25, 2015 file photo, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its way to Alaska in Portland, Ore.

Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic

ANCHORAGE — Critics of Arctic offshore petroleum drilling have used climbing gear, kayaks and polar bear costumes to protest industrial activity in the Arctic. They’re… Continue reading

File - In this July 25, 2015 file photo, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its way to Alaska in Portland, Ore.

GCI launches super-fast Internet in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — Residents of the Anchorage neighborhood of Rogers Park can now surf the web at record speeds as General Communication Inc. launched its 1-gig… Continue reading