Superior Court Judge Una Gandbhir spoke about some of her experiences with the state's court system and how, as a first-generation Indian American woman, she keeps family and cultural traditions alive.
Lack of availability has been a common issue the day care industry has faced for decades. For years, Alaskans have encountered a child care shortage, according to Thread, a child care resource and referral network in Anchorage.
The Reindeer Farm is welcoming the public to visit while the jolly old elf is in town. The Santa Experience Tour offers visitors a chance to meet and feed the reindeer — who might one day be called up to the big leagues — as well as craft a Christmas keepsake, help the elves with a tricky guest, and ultimately meet Santa in person.
The average cost for a Thanksgiving dinner has gone up by 20%, around $10 more than last year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The increase in price intertwined with additional financial burdens facing families has left many struggling to set food on the table.
Social media is a great resource to connect, however, there is something to be said about event pages getting lost in the shuffle. Oftentimes, users only see event pages that are sponsored or have been interacted with by a mutual friend.
The idea behind it is for participants to give up their bed for one night to help raise awareness of a critical issue — especially here in Alaska — and ensure that every young person has a safe place to sleep for the night.
In May, the owners of Bleeding Heart Brewery and Alaska Picker successfully ran a GoFundMe campaign raising just over $25,000 to install a permanent lighting system. However, the costs associated with the venture turned out to be higher than initially anticipated.
Running Thursday through Saturday, the Alaska Federation of Natives held its annual conference to address “critical issues of public policy and government” and to celebrate Native culture around the state.
The Alaska Zoo asks that the fish be no older than two years, sealed, unsmoked, and unseasoned. Any species of fish are accepted, as different animals consume different kinds including salmon, halibut, cod, and hooligan.
The official conference starts Monday at 8 a.m. and will be held all day Monday, Tuesday and the first half of Wednesday. There are over 100 speakers signed up for the conference this year, according to the event program.
The business, which opened on April Fools Day in 1992, has been a regular presence in Downtown Anchorage for over 30 years, but its owner said pandemic and economic pressures finally put the nail in the coffin.
VIPER Transitions is designed to help soon-to-be, and current, veterans navigate the process of returning to civilian life by providing them with training opportunities in a trades career field they’re interested in.
Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott recently donated $15 million to the Mat-Su Health Foundation, which is the largest single donation ever received by the community health organization.
The Alaska Food Policy Council was able to create an action plan that addresses challenges within the state’s various food systems, including education, infrastructure, and future grant opportunities as well as connecting food producers with local establishments
The meeting was centered around the proposed construction of an airport expansion project that will see a new terminal built by NorthLink Aviation, one that will take up 120 acres along the South Campus Air Cargo Terminal.
Twenty-eight years ago, Rich Owens was entrusted with running the ever-popular, nostalgia-inducing Jewel Lake Tastee Freez, a place that – at the time – had been under the same owners for more than three decades.
This is the seventh time John Baum has come to Alaska to show off his vintage collection with the other members of the Antique Power Club of Alaska. In tow with him this year is his 1939 Sears Roebuck - but that’s not his only tractor.
Wednesday marked six months since Russia invaded Ukraine to start the current conflict, and while it's normally a celebration for Ukrainians, on this day, many are gathering to support those who are fighting, have fought or have perished in the Russian-Ukrainian war.
The State Fair is in its second year using a three-week format that closes the grounds to fair-goers on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The fair implemented the new schedule last year in response to COVID-19 as a way to space out the crowds.
Two siblings have now returned from their 30-day journey and Chloe Steiner, the expedition lead, is using her data to help add to the state of Minnesota's management practices on user impacts to help water quality.