Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Community (Page 17)

Students spend the day learning survival, avalanche training

Students spend the day learning survival, avalanche training

By SARAH BROWN, staff writer The Arctic Survival class practiced survival skills and wilderness rescue training in a day-long workshop in the woods and hills around Galena on March 11.…

Vets make sure the race runs smoothly

Vets make sure the race runs smoothly

By NICOLE SMART, staff writer Dogs need love too. And that includes the dogs coming into the Galena checkpoint during this year’s Iditarod. “I like to see athletic dogs.” said…

Student volunteers dig in, help out at checkpoint

Student volunteers dig in, help out at checkpoint

By CEDRIC TALL, staff writer Galena high school students volunteered to help around at the Iditarod checkpoint on the GILA campus near the cosmetology building during the race last week…

This year’s Iditarod checkpoint is on the GILA campus

This year’s Iditarod checkpoint is on the GILA campus

By AARON MUNTER and DONAL SPIGHT, staff writers For the first time, the GILA campus will be used as a checkpoint for this year’s Iditarod. Seventy-eight teams will be entering…

Galena students heading to AVTEC for inside look

Galena students heading to AVTEC for inside look

By AARON MUNTER, staff writer Automotive teacher Josh Pittsenbarger and GILA counselor Jana Rider are taking students to Alaska’s Institute of Technology (AVTEC) to tour the campus in Seward on…

Hockey rink being built in back of SHS

Hockey rink being built in back of SHS

By KAITY ALBERT, staff writer A hockey rink is under construction behind the SHS elementary wing being built by Galena resident Martin Hornfischer. Mr. Hornfischer is building an ice rink…

KTUU reporter speaks with Galena journalism class

KTUU reporter speaks with Galena journalism class

By AARON MUNTER and DOROTHY WILLIAMS, staff writers KTUU reporter and videographer Dan Carpenter came to the Galena high school journalism class to talk with students about the journalism career…

Ptarmigan Hall Native Dancers headed to FNA

Ptarmigan Hall Native Dancers headed to FNA

By CEDRIC TALL, staff writer The Ptarmigan Hall Native Dance Group is going to the Festival of Native Arts in Fairbanks at the UAF campus in the Charles Davis Concert…

Iditarod turns into uninvited wedding guest

Iditarod turns into uninvited wedding guest

By AUTUMN JENSEN-ROEHL and DOROTHY WILLIAMS, staff writers This year’s Iditarod runs straight through Keilah Redman’s wedding plans. The Iditarod sled dog race was rerouted by race officials on Feb.…

January students of the month honored at assembly

January students of the month honored at assembly

By DYLAN ORR, staff writer The January students of the month were honored for outstanding behavior and academic excellence during the assembly at the SHS gym on Wednesday, Feb. 11.…