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Cyberbullying law will protect Galena students

By KAITY ALBERT and RUDI JOSEPH, staff writers Galena students will be protected by a new cyber bullying law that is now in the hands of the Governor of Alaska.…

Student reflects about his first solo flight

Student reflects about his first solo flight

By TOBY MONROE, staff writer I knew I wanted to be a pilot from the start. The councilor asked me if I wanted to be in ground school, and I…

Alaska school board director visits Galena schools

By ALLY ZAUKER, staff writer The executive director of the Association of Alaska School Boards recently visited our campuses. “I was really impressed and had heard a lot about it…

Health careers focus of trip

By CANDACE COX and ALFRED OMNIK, staff writers Students and teachers from Galena recently went to Fairbanks gathering information and making contacts to improve GILA’s health sciences program. Students Tiffany…

Mr. Apfelbeck is the new media and information tech teacher

Mr. Apfelbeck is the new media and information tech teacher

By KAITY ALBERT, staff writer Paul Apfelbeck is changing teaching positions in the Galena City School District for the next school year. He’s now teaching journalism and language arts. Next…

Academy teaches skills: Emergency trauma technician classes bring students from around the state

Academy teaches skills: Emergency trauma technician classes bring students from around the state

By CANDACE COX, staff writer “If the opportunity passed and something bad happened, you would feel terrible,” said Sara Loehr, a high school student from Sterling, Alaska, who has wanted…

Iditarod biker wheels through

Iditarod biker wheels through

By ARIANA SWAN, staff writer Donald Kane is a participant of the Iditarod Trail Invitational spent a night here in Galena on March 8. The Iditarod Trail Invitational is a…

Students hear relationship talk

By RUDI JOSEPH and ALLY ZAUKAR, staff writers School counselors sponsored a healthy relationship talk for the high school girls at both the Galena Interior Learning Academy (GILA) auditorium and…

Galena marches for respect

Galena marches for respect

By CANDACE COX, staff writer Galena’s community gathered together for the annual March for Respect, walking from the Galena City Hall to Sweetsir’s store on Thursday, March 27, to show…

Student performers on stage: Fashion show, improv, theater at GILA auditorium

Student performers on stage:  Fashion show, improv, theater at GILA auditorium

By CANDACE COX and VERONICA KAMEROFF, staff writers The community of Galena had a fantastic time watching a night of theater on Saturday, March 15 in the GILA auditorium featuring…