Kotzebue woman earns nursing degree

Dec 14th 11:56 pm By Shady Grove Oliver

Childhood memories inspired her career path


Statewide Stories

Arctic saw second warmest year in 2017

December 14th 11:05 pm

Winter sea ice coverage smallest on record

Lawsuit says Fairbanks Four man was wrongly convicted, jailed for 18 years

December 14th 11:02 pm

He was high school valedictorian before he became one of the Fairbanks Four convicted in the 1997 beating death of 15-year-old John Hartman. Now Marvin Roberts is suing the city of Fairbanks and various police officers in federal court over what he calls a [...]

Opinion: Scrooge ascendant: Kids' health care goes begging

December 14th 11:01 pm

You'd think funding a program providing medical care to low-income children would be a no-brainer. Apparently not true in today's poisonous political climate. In today's political climate, even immunizations for poor children become a football to be booted [...]

Opinion: Report card gives humans failing grade in planet stewardship

December 14th 11:01 pm

In my greenhouse, the kale is growing again. It took a hit a month ago when temperatures dropped to single digits at night, and I thought it was dead for sure. But the past two weeks have been warm and rainy. The snow that we got in November has given way to [...]

Opinion: How lifers in Alaska prisons can help rehabilitate convicts

December 14th 11:00 pm

Men who committed some of Alaska's most heinous crimes could help rehabilitate other inmates and save money for the Department of Corrections. The suggestion comes from lifers themselves, prisoners whose long sentences mean they may never get out. After [...]

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Aides say legislator made unwanted advances

December 14th 11:10 pm

Seven women say Rep. Dean Westlake behaved inappropriately

Who should sand, plow Bristol Bay borough businesses?

December 14th 11:56 pm

King Salmon-based entrepreneur Bob Egli addressed the Bristol Bay borough assembly at its Dec. 4 meeting, telling the members he would like the borough to eventually stop plowing and sanding local businesses for free. Egli, the owner of Alaska Eagle Eye, [...]

Council to address cod conflict

December 14th 11:56 pm

Association wants restrictions on flatfish factory trawlers from buying cod offshore

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