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Galena brings together couples from all over

Galena brings together couples from all over

Happy Valentine’s Day! Galena has brought together couples from all over the country and throughout the world, first when the community hosted an Air Force Base, and then when the…

“Phly By Night” swoops into the lives of Galena teens

“Phly By Night” swoops into the lives of Galena teens

By KALA HENDRIKSON, staff writer “Phly by Night” came to Galena on Jan. 21-22. The event was part of Phlight Club. Phlight Club helps you build a web of support,…

New police officer hired in Galena

New police officer hired in Galena

By TIRZAH BRYANT, staff writer Vincent Garay, the community’s new police officer, started working in Galena in January. Mr. Garay is 53 years old and came from Bellingham, Wash., to…

GILA student meets world leaders, attends inauguration

GILA student meets world leaders, attends inauguration

By COREY TUZROYLUKE, staff writer On January 20, 2017, I had attended President Trump’s Inaugural address because of the breathtaking opportunity that Envision had given me. This program is called…

Phlight Club welcomes elementary and junior high students

Phlight Club welcomes elementary and junior high students

By MARY COOLIDGE and CHRIS SEMAKEN, staff writers The junior high students had attended Phlight Club for their first time this semester during a gathering in January. Getting ready for…

Headquarters Building closed due to heating problems

Headquarters Building closed due to heating problems

By KATELYN HOLMBERG, staff writer The headquarters building on the GILA campus will be closed for the rest of the second semestdr until the temperature gets warmer, said John Riddle,…

Jenna Buchanan returning to Galena to retire her jersey number

Jenna Buchanan returning to Galena to retire her jersey number

By ERIC JONES, staff writer Galena’s own Jenna Buchanan will be honored in a ceremony to retire her jersey number during the Valdez home games on Feb. 24. Jenna played…

Echenique wins school Geography Bee, heads to state championship

Echenique wins school Geography Bee, heads to state championship

By TIRZAH BRYANT, staff writer The winner of this year’s Galena Geography Bee is Lucas Echenique. Lucas will receive his first place award at the next school board meeting and…

Supercold temperatures no stranger to Alaskan veterans

Supercold temperatures no stranger to Alaskan veterans

School was disrupted on Jan. 19, with GILA students unable to reach classes on the SHS campus, but it could have been worse. In 1989, the state suffered through a…

Mining representatives speak with students about job opportunities

Mining representatives speak with students about job opportunities

By KALA HENDRIKSON and KAT WILDE, staff writers Two Donlin Gold representatives came to Galena on Nov. 28 and did a presentation at the GILA auditorium to talk about possible…