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Stay put or lockdown: ASD's crisis policy

The Anchorage School District's crisis plan includes the use of two detailed procedures--the lockdown and stay put modes. 


State: New Xerox-run Medicaid system doesn't deliver

A full year after experiencing problems with a medicaid payout system the state is giving the company another 6 months to fix the issues. In the meantime the state is paying the company millions and providing providers advanced payments. 

Armed robbery reported in parking lot of Tudor Road Taco Bell

A woman was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon in Midtown, according to the Anchorage Police Department.

Susitna-Watana Dam Research Optimistic, but Citizens Concerned

Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

A federal fisheries agency has raised concerns about the accuracy of some studies being conducted for a massive proposed dam in south-central Alaska.

Alaska health officials brace for respiratory diseases

2014 reported Alaska pertussis cases/Courtesy Alaska DHSS

Alaska health officials brace for respiratory diseases

Alaska has seen no reported cases of a respiratory disease sweeping across the Lower 48 states, but state health officials ask residents to be on guard against a variety of cold and flu-type illnesses this season.

How do you think the Anchorage School District should handle budget shortfall?

Facing another round of possible cuts, the Anchorage School District is projecting a $22 million budget shortfall for the 2015-2016 school years and that’s just one year.

Petersburg Superintendent Wins Honor

Petersburg to host large Alaska Native gathering

Petersburg will be hosting one of the largest gatherings of Alaska Natives in southeast Alaska.

Walrus Move to Shore in Northwest Alaska

35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

Pacific walrus looking for places to rest in the absence of sea ice are coming to shore in record numbers on Alaska's northwest coast.

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