| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:58 PM
The Allentown School District certainly has had its share of public relations problems in past years, and now it has a big PR problem with its PR program.
From unfortunate decisions on hiring superintendents to even worse decisions to let an older boy...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:52 PM
New Anchorage School District superintendent Dr. Jim Browder spoke with the media Monday about his plans as he takes the district's reins from former superintendent Carol Comeau.
Browder, whose selection was announced after a candidate search earlier...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball--All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo., 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
C.C. Lee Tournament at Northern State Courts
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
Aberdeen Smittys at Jamestown, N.D., 5:30 p.m. doubleheader...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Anchorage School District Superintendent Jim Browder released district-wide test scores from the 2011-2012 school year at a Wednesday press conference, announcing an initiative to radically improve scores as well as graduation and attendance rates by...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The Anchorage School District says arson is suspected in the playground fire Monday morning at Aquarian Charter School in Spenard.
The fire started around 4 and 5 a.m., according to ASD and was set in the recently-installed rubber mulch playground,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Betty Beekman is the new executive director of the National Theatre of the Deaf, now based at the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London, operated by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford.
Beekman had been serving as interim executive director...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Starting this year, the Anchorage School District will begin serving more after-school meals to students in special at-risk student programs, but now some district leaders are questioning how healthy those meals are.
Some of those meals include chicken...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The Anchorage School District launched its revamped website on Monday, August 13, which is phase 1 of a three-phase process over the next year.
Heidi Embley, ASD spokesperson, said “it’s totally rebuilt and much cleaner for parents, students,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The whole nation took note when female sex guru Helen Gurley Brown died this week, as it did last month with the passing of beloved entertainer Andy Griffith. In June, there was even quite a ripple over the long overdue departure of mobster Henry Hill,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:28 PM
April is Autism Awareness Month. Don’t let this month pass by without learning the signs and symptoms of autism - even if your child is still an infant.
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that affect the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Matthew Simon is a reporter and supervising weekend producer for KTUU-TV Channel 2 News in Anchorage. He joined the station after spending nearly six years working KTVA-TV, leaving the station as weekend anchor/producer. He also served as the station's...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Hunger is a growing problem felt in every part of Anchorage, and officials say children -- some of whom don’t have the free Anchorage School District meals they rely on during this week’s spring break -- are affected the most.