As the first annual “I Have A Dream” solidarity celebration, the event included uniquely Alaskan themes, as well as the inspiration and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to the world.
A U.S. Army officer’s wife who previously lived in Bethel has finally been granted a status adjustment to allow for her lawful permanent residency in the United States after an eight-year-long battle working toward American citizenship.
Many in Anchorage woke up Wednesday to one of the snowiest December days in years, and while it may have been a headache for many drivers, it’s shaping up to be spectacular for those who enjoy skiing and snowboarding.
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.