As Alaskans shelter in place, indoor air quality becomes a greater concern. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service offers these considerations on home air quality.
APU appointed Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson as its next president. Davidson is well known to Alaskans, having served as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services and then lieutenant governor under then-Governor Bill Walker.
Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 308 and Senate Bill 74—two major pieces of legislation providing for expanded unemployment benefits in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and doubling minimum internet speeds at Alaska’s schools.
Governor Mike Dunleavy joined Mike Barnhill, acting commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue, and Dr. Michael Johnson, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, at the first drawing of the PFD Education Raffle at Harborview Elementary School.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted to increase the amount undergraduate students pay for college tuition by 5 percent beginning in fall semester 2020 but directed the administration to invest $1.5 million of tuition revenue to financial aid for students at each university.
Students in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District will soon have the opportunity to complete their high school careers with up to two years of college credit, tuition-free.