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Cruise Lines Give $1M to University of Alaska

UA Offers In-State Tuition if You Have Family Ties

The University of Alaska will cut tuition rates by more than $13,000 a year to students who have family ties to Alaska and want to study here.

Caslon Hatch- KTUU

Bean's Cafe Will Soon Offer AA, NA Meetings

On this celebration of the past 35 years for Bean's Cafe, it looks towards the future to do more than just feed the hungry and offer shelter during the day.

Nikki Carvajal

Rise in Native Accidental Chemical Deaths Discovered, Health Officials Worried

The Alaska Native Health Tribal Consortium has released statistics on Native
injury-related hospitalizations and deaths, and some of the numbers have officials

Scotty Smith

Bonus for University President Raises Questions and Concerns

Several people at the University of Alaska are upset after the board of regents offered President Pat Gamble a $320,000 bonus, riding on the heels of layoffs and budget cuts.

Corey Allen-Young

Bean's Cafe Celebrates 35 Years Helping Anchorage Homeless

A lot has changed since 1979, when Bean’s Café first opened their doors. While their mission remains the same, to treat everyone who walks through its door with dignity and respect, the non-profit says there are more people coming to them for help than ever before, and fewer permanent options for where to sleep at night.

Adam Pinsker

Construction Numbers Don’t Add Up

A report by the Associated General Contractors of America says Alaska and California shed the most construction jobs in the month of June. According to the report, Alaska lost 1,300 jobs between May and June, a decrease of 7.7 percent.

Mallory Peebles

Fire Prevention Program for Youth Running Out of Funding

A children’s intervention program for those who start fires cannot afford to continue helping in the Anchorage area. The need for such a program was highlighted over the weekend by a fire Anchorage fire officials say was started by local teens.

Elim Gathers River Data as Safeguard Against Uranium Mining

40 miles from Elim up the Tubuktulik River, a small gauge sits at the water’s edge, just downstream from the state-owned Boulder Creek site—the largest known uranium deposit in Alaska, and a hot spot for potential mining.

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