Female students reported Monday that while walking by a Tau Kappa Epsilon informational table in the UAA student union, fraternity members made derogatory comments about the women’s physical appearances, said a UAA official.
Since 1979, the nonprofit Tanaina Child Development Center has provided early childhood care under a roof owned by the University of Alaska Anchorage. But this week, UAA issued Tanaina a notice asking it to leave -- permanently. Tegan Hanlon
Rural Alaskans used to costly or clunky Internet service might not be surprised to hear that a new report from the Federal Communications Commission shows Alaska trailing most of the nation when it comes to Internet speed. Alex DeMarban
Alaska Regional Hospital on Friday announced plans to open a primary care clinic in Anchorage’s Mountain View neighborhood in an effort to reduce the number of residents who go straight to the emergency room when feeling ill. Tegan Hanlon
Gov. Bill Walker says that with current oil prices, Alaska can no longer afford its film subsidy program, an attempt to diversify the state’s economy by building a film and television industry.Pat Forgey
The guts of a bearded seal can be transformed into rain parkas and mittens, bags and drum heads, translucent skylights and artworks through ancient techniques passed on at a recent Smithsonian-backed community workshop in Bethel.Lisa Demer
Despite dropping prices for oil and lower tax revenues for Alaska, a new report forecasts only a slight drop in construction spending in the state this year, mostly as a result of federal and state projects already in the works. Mike Dunham