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KNBA News - Snowstorm brings traffic mishaps; Yup'ik language students return to school

Anchorage Snow Day

Associated Press

The Anchorage school district canceled classes Tuesday due to icy roads from an overnight snowstorm. The Alaska Dispatch News reports police dispatchers had reports of 11 accidents and two more with injuries. Dispatchers had reports of more than 25 other vehicles in distress, and almost all of those were on the Glenn Highway.


Homer to reimburse bankrupt company 

The city of Homer will return some of the payments received in the 90 days before Buccaneer Oil filed for bankruptcy in May 2014. The Homer News reports the city has agreed to repay about half the nearly $17,500 demanded by the law firm representing the oil company's liquidating trust.


Yup'ik language school students return to school

Students from Bethel’s Yup’ik immersion institution are returning to school today, after four days without classes, following the Kilbuck fire.

Teachers, parents, and community members worked through the weekend, setting up temporary classrooms in the school district office to prepare for the kids’ arrival. Rows of headlights stretched outside the building this morning as school buses and parents lined up to drop off their K-3rd graders. KYUK’s Anna Rose MacArthur caught Joshua Gill, director of personnel for the district, in the parking lot as he and other staff coordinated traffic.

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