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Jury returns partial verdict in Yakutat cold case homicide. IFA chief updates Ketchikan chamber on summer ferry season. Legislature considers dropping controversial high school qualifying exam. New president named for Tlingit and Haida Central Council.

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Sitka drivers told: Hands off your cell phone

Tuesday night (4-26-16), the Sitka Assembly passed a law that would fine those using their phone while driving. Exceptions are made for hands-free use. (Photo courtesy of Her Campus Media)
Tuesday night (4-26-16), the Sitka Assembly passed a law that would fine those using their phone while driving. Exceptions are made for hands-free use. The policy is intended to reduce distracted driving and prevent accidents. more

Scholarship program boosts training for Native teachers

Juneau's Joshua Jackson earned both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education in the PITAAS program. (UAS photo)
While twenty-five percent of the state’s population is Alaska Native, under five-percent of its teachers are. PITAAS grooms future teachers and administrators while they’re still in college. more