Katie Anastas, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
The hour-long special aired at 6 p.m. Wednesday following the first full run of Alaska’s new ranked choice voting system.
The district, which has had rotating bus service for months due to an ongoing bus driver shortage, will combine routes and fit more students on each bus in December.
It’s the second time in the last two weeks that a student has brought a gun to school in Anchorage.
Fish and Game biologist Dave Battle said the department got daily calls this summer about the sow and three cubs getting into trash and birdseed.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is granting $3.6 million to Interior Alaska villages to help improve water systems and landfills.
Flu-related hospitalizations among children are currently at levels not usually seen until late December and early January.
The decision follows community opposition to proposed cuts to the programs.
Administrators say it would help the district use middle school buildings more efficiently.
Khari Wade, 51, died on Friday morning.
Birchwood ABC is one of Anchorage School District's top performing schools, but it's also one of six schools the district may close due to a budget deficit.
Seventy percent of third through ninth graders were not proficient in English, while 77% were not proficient in math.