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Update News: January 27th, 2014

In Monday’s news:

  • Gov. Sean Parnell introduced his new education package with a small increase for school funding;
  • Pres. Obama’s declaration of a natural disaster in Western Alaska last week means public assistance money will be made available through FEMA;
  • Former manager of the Fort Yukon Native Village Corporation faces felony embezzlement charges next month;
  • Walmart quietly announces they will stock Alaska seafood products;
  • A Yukon Quest  official says warm weather is forcing them to adjust the trail, but the race will go on;
  • Alyeska Resort in Girdwood closing it’s lifts amid unseasonably warm weather.

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