Trapper Creek recently reinstated a volunteer-run preschool program, but encountered a few challenges on the way. KTNA took a look at the options for preschool programs to get some funding, but neither the school district nor the state are obligated to help out.
(aired on APRN 10/20 and KTNA 10/28) If it passes, Proposition B would provide a lot of work for next years construction season. $20 million for a pool at Mount Edgecumbe in Sitka, $18 million for the state museum, library and archive in Juneau, $20 million for a Fish and Game for a research facility on Near Island, and a little more than three million dollars for a new vocational education facility in Klawock. (more…)
SUPPORTING THE INCUMBENT— Delegates at the AFN convention greeted Senator Lisa Murkowski waving her campaign signs under the motto “Let’s make history”. Murkowski is waging a write-in campaign in the senatorial race. Photo by Diana Haecker
FAIRBANKS— On Thursday afternoon, Alaska political candidates and current office holders made appearances on stage as well as on the sidelines of the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Fairbanks. (more…)
KEYNOTE ADDRESS— Cook Inlet Tribal Council president Gloria O’Neill delivered the key note address during the opening of the 2010 convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives in Fairbanks. O’Neil highlighted the need for an overhaul of the education system for all Alaskans. Photo by Diana Haecker
FAIRBANKS— The convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives kicked off in Fairbanks this morning with speeches by Alaska Governor Sean Parnell, Congressman Don Young and a key note address by Gloria O’Neill with the Cook Inlet Tribal Council. (more…)
The One tree project at the Talkeetna Elementary School is in its next phase. Several men spent the day Monday measuring, discussing, clipping and chopping the birch tree into the segments that were requested by artisans in the community. The project encourages the community to use every piece of bark, inch of root and limb of the tree.
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program expanded to the Upper Susitna Valley with the aim to boost early childhood literacy – and imagination. Diana Haecker has this report.
The proposed installation of wood-fired boilers to heat the new Su Valley High School is making progress. The Mat-Su Borough threw its weight behind the project and submitted a grant application to receive state funds to finance the project.
There are a couple of corrections and additions to the Borough election results. The Borough reports there are 1,917 votes left to count. (more…)