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Young Life volunteers from throughout the state come to Galena

Young Life volunteers from throughout the state come to Galena

By DOROTHY WILLIAMS, staff writer Young Life representatives from all over the state gathered to Galena during the last week of January to encourage and train the people who are…

New cosmetology classes attracting lots of student interest

New cosmetology classes attracting lots of student interest

By NICOLE SMART, staff writer Cosmetology has returned to GILA. The new cosmetology teacher, Liza Ashley, is teaching one course this semester, Introduction to Cosmetology. The school has been without…

Dorm RA writes and scores musical over Christmas break

Dorm RA writes and scores musical over Christmas break

By AUTUMN JENSEN-ROEHL, staff writer Resident advisor Natalie Olender wrote the musical Nothing to Do over the Christmas break. The musical is loosely based on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.…

First Open Mic Night of the year features songs, poetry

First Open Mic Night of the year features songs, poetry

The first Open Mic Night of the year presented singing, guitars, percussion, and poetry in the GILA student union building on Thursday, Jan. 29. The full house had a great…

Trapping club runs line behind school, brings in furs

Trapping club runs line behind school, brings in furs

By CEDRIC TALL, staff writer “I enjoy being outside and seeing and learning about wildlife,” said Lou Karlberg, a Ptarmigan Hall resident advisor in charge of trapping club every Sunday…

Freezer food survives dining hall fire

Freezer food survives dining hall fire

By DOROTHY WILLIAMS, staff writer Even though the school lost much of its food from the fire last week at the Two Seasons Dining Hall, practically all of the contents…

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)…