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Community discusses pros and cons of combining high schools

Community discusses pros and cons of combining high schools

By AARON MUNTER, staff writer What would offer Galena students a better learning experience along with cost reduction for our schools? It boils down to two choices: combine the two…

Galena girls split series with Nome on Friday

Galena girls split series with Nome on Friday

The Galena Lady Hawks beat the visiting Nome Lady Nanooks 57-27, but the Lady Hawks junior varsity team fought a hard physical contest and lost to the Nome counterparts 30-39.…

Kaleb Korta honored as candidate for Alaska athlete of the year

Kaleb Korta honored as candidate for Alaska athlete of the year

Galena cross-country runner Kaleb Korta has been honored as a candidate for Gatorade’s 2015 student athlete of the year for Alaska, according to a recent article in USA Today online.…

Quick thinking by teachers and staff saved dining hall from fire

Quick thinking by teachers and staff saved dining hall from fire

By AARON MUNTER and DYLAN ORR, staff writers With additional reporting by SARAH BROWN The quick response by teachers, dorm staff, and many other district employees yesterday (Monday, Jan. 12)…

Students take WorkKeys test

Students take WorkKeys test

By KAITY ALBERT, staff writer Juniors and a few seniors of Galena Interior Learning Academy and Sidney Huntington School took the WorkKeys test on Wednesday, Jan. 14, and Thursday, January…

Cross-country ski season set to begin

Cross-country ski season set to begin

By SARAH BROWN, staff writer Galena high school and junior high students will be able to start skiing starting at the end of the month. The date that Galena cross-country…

Galena boys, girls demolish visiting Delta Huskies

Galena boys, girls demolish visiting Delta Huskies

By NICOLE SMART and DONAL SPIGHT, staff writers Both the Galena boys and girls team won all four games against the Delta Huskies on Jan. 9-10 in the SHS gym.…

Ptarmigan Hall RA headed to the Peace Corps as a teacher

Ptarmigan Hall RA headed to the Peace Corps as a teacher

By DORO STEVENS, staff writer GILA residential advisor Brittany Rude has been chosen to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kosovo two and a half years teaching English at…

Galena wrestlers win division for the first time in school history

Galena wrestlers win division for the first time in school history

The Galena Hawks wrestlers dominated the Denali Conference regional tournament, becoming regional champs for the first time in school history. Galena coach Ben Blasco was named 2014 Coach of the…

Finals scheduled for Galena high school students

Finals scheduled for Galena high school students

By DOROTHY WILLIAMS, staff writer Finals week for Galena high school students starts on Tuesday, Dec. 9. The last day of the fall semester is Dec. 18. Here’s the finals…