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Anchorage teen arrested for threatening West High teacher, police say  KTUU.com

An Anchorage teen has been arrested following an investigation into a reportedly threatening message the juvenile made against a teacher.



USC commit Alissa Pili breaks Alaska girls basketball scoring record  USA TODAY High School Sports

Alissa Pili, a USC commit from Alaska, set a state scoring record for girls basketball, though it's uncertain if it goes across all classes.



Local football community remembers Kongaika and Renn, former player, official  KTUU.com

The Anchorage football community is mourning the loss of former standout West Anchorage Football Player Tomasi Kongaika, and ASAA Hall of Fame official ...



UPDATE: Police name motorcyclist found dead early Wednesday  KTUU.com

Police have named the motorcyclist found dead Wednesday morning in what they're now investigating as a homicide.



161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Anchorage High School reunion sees alumni meet from classes 1944 - 1963  KTUU.com

Anchorage High School alumni from classes 1944 - 1963 held their reunion Saturday to reminisce and talk about a very different Anchorage.



Scary-looking dust devil swirls near high school in Colorado  KTUU.com

The school's athletic department posted a video to its Twitter account as the dust devil formed and then dissipated as it passed by the high school.



UPDATE: Signings continue as Jessee, Powers & lantto all go Division I  KTUU.com

Brody Jessee, Izzy Powers & Mikayla lantto added their names to the growing list of Alaskans who signed their National Letters of Intent to play Divsion I sports ...



Chugiak boys earn quad meet win; Wolves in action Friday  Alaskastar

Chugiak's Jeremiah Wilson leads East's Zaci Charles and the rest of the field of runners in the boys 100 meter dash during a four-team track and field meet ...



AK Concerts for the Week of May 23 | Music  Anchorage Press

For more information on all the following events, visit: www.akconcerts.com.



Chugiak track stars sign on to college programs  Alaskastar

Many coaches develop a strong parental bond with their athletes, and Melissa Hall is no different. “These two are like kids to me,” the Chugiak High track and ...



Anchorage School District facilities prepare for new school year  KTUU.com

As summer comes to a close, so too does the window for the Anchorage School District to complete summer construction projects before doors re-open for ...



Schools briefs for the week of Nov. 12-18  Kenai Peninsula Online

Soldotna High School. Soldotna High School will be hosting a College Goal Alaska FAFSA completion workshop for seniors and their parents on November ...



College-bound students graduate Alaska Middle College School  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Alaska Middle College School is an opportunity for Anchorage high school juniors and seniors to take college-level coursework.



Anchorage students hold walk-out for shooting victims  KTUU.com

Anchorage students participated in a walk-out Wednesday morning in respect to the victims of the Florida school shooting last week.



Eagle River's Heaphy breaks CIC record to lead Wolves at conference meet  Alaskastar

Eagle River's John Heaphy set a new Cook Inlet Conference record in the boys 100 yard breaststroke Saturday at the Cook Inlet Conference Swimming and ...



Kathleen Smith | Obituaries  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Kathleen Smith. Wasilla resident Kathie Smith, 68, passed away of natural causes, Friday, April 5, 2019 at Mat-Su Regional Hospital with family and friends by ...



Anchorage grandfather wants metal detectors in schools to prevent shootings  KTUU.com

An Anchorage grandfather is planning to attend Monday evening's Anchorage School District board meeting to advocate that schools install metal detectors after ...



Married man accused of sexual relationship with teen charged  KTVA

A married Anchorage man who is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen is facing sexual abuse of a minor and child pornography charges.



Community Celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King  KTUU.com

Diverse voices from across Alaska celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, on Sunday afternoon.



Wasilla girls score OT state soccer victory; Colony girls, boys also win  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

WASILLA — Reese Sande had stood in the position before.



The Catch: Hail Mary lifts West past East  Anchorage Press

One of the beautiful things about high school sports is all the things they tell us about a state and its cities, towns and neighborhoods. Each year these expos in ...



Robert (Bob) Gillam | Obituaries  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Born on the banks of the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska, local entrepreneur Bob Gillam passed away at sunset on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Anchorage ...



Prep softball, baseball now in full swing  Alaskastar

A Chugiak baserunner slides into home during the Mustangs vs. West high school softball game on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Albrecht Fields. (Star photo by ...



The Newcomers' Center has made Anchorage, Alaska, one of the best school districts for refugees. Here's how.  Slate Magazine

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA—Until the summer of 2014, 16-year-old Florence Mbabazi had spent all of her short life in northern Rwanda's Gihembe Refugee Camp, ...



Indian-American students among US Presidential Scholars  India New England

Washington– Indian-American students accounted for more than 10 per cent of the 55th class of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars, according to the Department ...



17-year-old entrepreneur opens streetwear brand in Dimond Center  Anchorage Press

While most recent high school graduates are enjoying some time off before going to college, Deven Jackson has other plans.



149 runners turn out for 4th annual Maddy's Run fundraiser at ERHS  Alaskastar

Mark Eagles and Emily Walsh won their first Maddy's Run 5K race championships Saturday at the fourth annual event at Eagle River High School.



Local athletes rack up team, individual titles in 2015  Alaskastar

2015 gave local sports fans quite a few thrills – especially for folks cheering for the Chugiak High School Mustangs with a few bright spots for fans of the Eagle ...



2018 Alaska Sports Hall of Fame class announced  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Climbing seven mountain peaks is a feat to be proud of. Climbing the highest peak on each of the seven continents – that's something to ...



Son, friend and student: Pilot killed in Willow plane crash remembered  KTUU.com

Pilot killed in Willow plane crash remembered as 'a truly generous friend and the most loving son.'



APD searching for shooting suspect near Central Middle School  Alaska Public Radio Network

UPDATE: Anchorage police report they made contact with shooting suspect Tommy Rumph in the area of 29th Ave. and Willow Dr. where he surrendered ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



CHARGES: Woman found dead in car had been bound, beaten and shot  KTUU.com

The body of a woman found dead in a Subaru that crashed late Monday night in Airport Heights had been hidden in the car under a sleeping bag with signs of ...



Spanish immersion schools in Anchorage raise money to help Puerto Rico  KTUU.com

This Friday will be the second fundraiser at Romig Middle school for the people in Puerto Rico who lost almost everything because of Hurricane Maria.



Court Redemption: Former Anchorage basketball star turns his life around  UAA Northern Light

When Brandon Huffman was a freshman basketball player at West High School in 2013, his coach told him he wasn't Division I material. Now, he's playing ...



Two Anchorage cab drivers ambushed by attackers in less than a week  KTUU.com

A Checker Cab driver says he was beaten and robbed late Saturday night by a group of people who had called to ask for help unlocking their car, the second ...



JROTC cadets attend Summer Leadership Camp at JBER  Alaskastar

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Students from 10 Alaska high schools participated in the Junior ROTC Summer Leadership Camp at Joint ...



Crissilin CO Cruz | Obituaries  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

A resident of Anchorage and Palmer Alaska passed away on September 15, 2018. A *service* was held at Saint Michael Parish, 432 East Fireweed Ave. Palmer ...



Holly Brooks reflects on ski career as Alaska Sports HOF induction looms  KTUU.com

Holly Brooks sits down with MK Burgess and talks about her illustrious career.



Artists bring 'White Christmas' to Downtown, even if the weather won't  KTUU.com

Not feeling the Christmas cheer yet? Here's an idea, check out the store front windows in downtown Anchorage. Dozens of high school artists paint Christmas ...



East High School junior Kendra Nethery takes home a new Jeep Renegade; four students each receive 50000 Alaska Airlines Miles  Alaskastar

ANCHORAGE– Tuesday, at the Drive for Perfect Attendance grand finale, five high school students were rewarded for having perfect attendance throughout the ...



How students could lead a winning gun control vote in Alaska  Anchorage Daily News

Taking guns out of volatile situations would save lives in Alaska. Teens empowered by the Parkland movement could hold the key.



Sign wars: Dunleavy signs up the ante  Must Read Alaska

THESE SIGNS PRACTICALLY SAY 'STEAL ME'. A new “gorgeous sign campaign” is rolling out from the Dunleavy for Alaska political action committee and it's ...



Step right up and get your new Anchorage Assembly and School Board here  Must Read Alaska

(NOTE: UPDATED FEB. 15, 2017). If you're in Anchorage, there's an election in your future — and it could be important to your future. Voting is April 4 for the ...



Alaska Dems gather across state to pick party's presidential nominee  Alaska Public Radio Network

By 9:30 a.m. the parking-lot at Anchorage's West High school was overflowing onto side-streets, with cheerful lines of Democratic caucus-goers formed outside ...



Miss Alaska, there and back again | Local News Stories  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

*Fresh* off her top-15 finish at Miss America, Klapperich to emcee Miss Anchorage Saturday.



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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The motivation to wear the badge; 2 APD recruits tell their stories  KTUU.com

Channel 2 News spoke with two APD recruits about why they want to become police officers - a dangerous and often thankless job.



Sports Camps  Alaska Dispatch News

Learn to Row. Sponsor: Anchorage Rowing Association. Learn to row with our Junior team in an 8 person sweep rowing shell (this is where you have one ...



Student leaders selected for JCamp 2018  GlobeNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has selected talented high school students from ...



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...



Two new champs and two reigning champs in Mount Marathon Race  KTUU.com

The eyes of Alaska's sporting world fall on the seaside city of Seward every Fourth of July, and this year's ninetieth installment of Mount Marathon is under way.



McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis  Swimming World Magazine

(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...



Incredible tales from Alaskans who helped end the Cold War  Alaska Public Radio Network

In a time when the political climate paints our country and Russia as very distrustful of one another, we're bringing you a show about a time when Alaskans and ...



Satterberg named best attorney | Readers Choice  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS - William Satterberg may be best known as a criminal defense attorney, but he's handled just about every type of case you could think of in the ...



Alaska ripe for stories of supernatural  Echo News

The 49th State abounds in ghost stories. They make good subject matter for those sitting around a campfire on a summer evening.



“Kudos” to the Eagle River High School Air Force JROTC  Echo NEws

Members of the ERHS Air Force JROTC drill teams collectively took second place overall while competing on Sat., Dec. 3, at the Interior Drill Competition held at ...



Wilson Justin crafts a fulfilling life from no plan  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Wilson Justin is a respected Alaska Native elder whose varied career has included big game guiding, land planning, acting as health director for ...



Memorial gallery: October 2018 | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



Opinion/Letter: BILL WALKER, ALASKAN TO THE CORE By Donna Walker  SitNews

May 08, 2013. Wednesday. When my husband, Bill Walker, recently announced his intentions to seek the 2014 Republican gubernatorial nomination, I had the ...



The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State  Thrillist

From dark vortices to ravenous beasts and gates to hell, these are the creepiest urban legends America has to offer.



De Soto inducts 7 members into inaugural Hall of Fame class  The Dispatch

De Soto — De Soto High School has been in a big transition period over the past year between moving from Class 4A-I to 5A and preparing to move from the ...



Disorderly and unsafe  craigmedred.news

The winter meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries is months away but already the weirdness has begun. At a work session in Kenai-Soldotna this week, the ...



Tomorrow Is Doctor Who Day - Where Will You Be?  Bleeding Cool News

The first issue of Doctor Who: The four Doctors was published on Wednesday. And on Saturday, Titan Comics have organised hundreds of comic stores,



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