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Largest number of Galena students ever head to Battle of the Books contest

Largest number of Galena students ever head to Battle of the Books contest

By KALA HENDRICKSON, staff writer Five students from Galena, Alaska have earned a spot on the Galena City School District state battle of the books team. “We are preparing for…

Health students attend conference, learn medical skills from professionals

Health students attend conference, learn medical skills from professionals

Both staff writers attended the AHEC conference in Fairbanks as members of the health careers program. By ANTHONY LYON and KAT WILDE, staff writers A group of health care students…

IDEA visitors like what they see in Galena

IDEA visitors like what they see in Galena

By ANGELICA FIRMIN, staff writer The Interior Distance Education for Alaska (IDEA) had sent a group of representatives to Galena, and they all have positive opinions of the school. “It’s…

Galena brings together couples from all over

Galena brings together couples from all over

Happy Valentine’s Day! Galena has brought together couples from all over the country and throughout the world, first when the community hosted an Air Force Base, and then when the…

New police officer hired in Galena

New police officer hired in Galena

By TIRZAH BRYANT, staff writer Vincent Garay, the community’s new police officer, started working in Galena in January. Mr. Garay is 53 years old and came from Bellingham, Wash., to…

GILA student meets world leaders, attends inauguration

GILA student meets world leaders, attends inauguration

By COREY TUZROYLUKE, staff writer On January 20, 2017, I had attended President Trump’s Inaugural address because of the breathtaking opportunity that Envision had given me. This program is called…

SUB septic system blocked

SUB septic system blocked

by ANTHONY LYON, staff writer The GILA campus is having problems with the plumbing in the Student Union Building. Due to the cold weather, the SUB’s plumbing cannot be fixed…

Phlight Club welcomes elementary and junior high students

Phlight Club welcomes elementary and junior high students

By MARY COOLIDGE and CHRIS SEMAKEN, staff writers The junior high students had attended Phlight Club for their first time this semester during a gathering in January. Getting ready for…

Headquarters Building closed due to heating problems

Headquarters Building closed due to heating problems

By KATELYN HOLMBERG, staff writer The headquarters building on the GILA campus will be closed for the rest of the second semestdr until the temperature gets warmer, said John Riddle,…

Jenna Buchanan returning to Galena to retire her jersey number

Jenna Buchanan returning to Galena to retire her jersey number

By ERIC JONES, staff writer Galena’s own Jenna Buchanan will be honored in a ceremony to retire her jersey number during the Valdez home games on Feb. 24. Jenna played…