- Correction: Alaska-Bear Mauling story Updated: Apr-26-16 4:08 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - In stories April 20 and earlier about the mauling of a University of Alaska Southeast outdoors professor leading students in a mountaineering class, The Associated Press reported erroneously a student had to hike to a different area to get cell reception to call for help. Alaska State Troopers now say the student was seeking a satellite signal not cellphone reception.
- British Columbia woman teaches seaweed class near Ketchikan Updated: Apr-16-16 9:05 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - "This is a beautiful patch for harvesting. It's not in its reproductive stage yet," seaweed expert Dolly Garza said, pointing to a patch of edible seaweed called fucus at Rotary Beach. "Nothing but dinner."
- University system braces for cuts as lawmakers weigh budget Updated: Apr-08-16 2:02 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The University of Alaska will lose hundreds of jobs under two budget scenarios presented by President Jim Johnson and the final number depends on whether the legislature adopts a Senate or House spending plan.
- Alaska Senate votes to allow concealed guns on campuses Updated: Apr-07-16 9:20 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A bill that would allow concealed guns on University of Alaska campuses is headed to the state House after senators passed the measure Thursday.