Education

A couple of Democrats in the Alaska Legislature have put forward resolutions intended to declare February as “Public Education Month” in Alaska.

The Dillingham School Board has agreed to rehire the District Superintendent who’s been in place since 2010. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

The long-time principal of the Dillingham Elementary School will retire at the end of the school year.

Alaska Legislature

The members of the Alaska Legislature are hard at work in Juneau considering hundreds of bills and resolutions. Many of them are focused on education. KDLG’s Mike Mason checked in with the Chair of the Senate Education Committee for this report.

UAF

Students are meeting with lawmakers and state officials this week, learning about the big issues and politics during the legislative session.

A member of the Democratic Minority in the Alaska Senate is working on legislation that would significantly increase education funding in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

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Dr. Amy Eisenberg is recommending the Dillingham elder for the honorary degree, based on his many contributions to the Yup'ik community.

Ed Budrow, UAF Bristol Bay

UA President Pat Gamble and UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers were in Dillingham for the official opening Tuesday.

List of Friday Cancellations

Jan 17, 2014

Road conditions have prompted closures around town, check back or tune in for updates.

Alaska House Majority

The members of a special task force on education in Alaska have wrapped up their work and have sent a series of recommendations to the members of the Alaska Legislature. Those recommendations include calls for reducing funding for public education. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

What We Don't Know about Nushagak Bay

Dec 30, 2013

For the last 6-years the Bristol Bay Environmental Science Lab has been collecting data about Nushagak Bay. There is a lot that is known about the Bay but as KDLG’s Mike Mason reports, there are still holes in the data.

The 40+ hour course trains students in the basics of emergency medical care, and offers a chance to certify as emergency trauma technicians.

Connor Ito

Dillingham residents can help make Christmas more merry for area senior citizens, one secret gift at a time.

The Co-Chairs of a special legislative task force focused on education in Alaska have been flying around the state in recent months gathering public input on the public education system in Alaska. As KDLG’s Mike Mason reports… they are currently in the Bristol Bay region.

Some drivers never tap their brakes as they swing through to drop their kids off in the dark morning hours.

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