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Toys for Tots still coming despite lack of military help

Toys for Tots still coming despite lack of military help

By HAILEY AMBROSE, staff writer This year’s annual Toys for Tots will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20 in the SHS high school gym. This year will be pretty different…

Galena teams face off against each other for tourney championship

Galena teams face off against each other for tourney championship

By ALEX EVANS, staff writer The Galena Junior High Hawks ended the season on a high note when both team one and two came in first and second place at…

Galena junior high student wins KIYU logo contest

Galena junior high student wins KIYU logo contest

By ANDREW HOOVER, staff writer Galena eighth grader Lucas Echenique has won the KIYU radio station drawing competition. The logo Lucas drew was a moose being a DJ. “I thought…

Battle of Books team comes in second at state competition

Battle of Books team comes in second at state competition

By KALA HENDRICKSON, staff writer The high school Battle of the Books team tied for second place in the state tournament on Feb. 28. The Galena team tied for second…

Lady Hawk singing national anthem at state tournament

Lady Hawk singing national anthem at state tournament

By KOBE FRANKSON-PANIGEO and ANTHONY LYON, staff writers Lady Hawks senior Amanda Kopp is singing the national anthem at UAA Alaska Airlines Center during the state championship 3A-4A basketball games…

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…

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…

“Phly By Night” swoops into the lives of Galena teens

“Phly By Night” swoops into the lives of Galena teens

By KALA HENDRIKSON, staff writer “Phly by Night” came to Galena on Jan. 21-22. The event was part of Phlight Club. Phlight Club helps you build a web of support,…

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…

Echenique wins school Geography Bee, heads to state championship

Echenique wins school Geography Bee, heads to state championship

By TIRZAH BRYANT, staff writer The winner of this year’s Galena Geography Bee is Lucas Echenique. Lucas will receive his first place award at the next school board meeting and…