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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…

New police chief ready to serve: ‘We belong to you… the door is always open’

New police chief ready to serve:  ‘We belong to you… the door is always open’

By NICK HEVEZI, staff writer “Education [and prevention] is an extremely important part of my priorities,” said Aaron Parker, the new Galena police chief, during an interview on February 25.…

Galena delegates head to Tanana Chief’s convention

By ALLY ZAUKAR, staff writer Four Galena high school students will be attending as youth delegates at the Tanana Chief’s Conference convention from Mar. 10-13 in Fairbanks. The students are…

Law officers recruit students

Law officers recruit students

State and federal law enforcement officers met with Galena high school students on Feb. 25 to talk about career opportunities in their field. “We want you to be productive citizens…