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.
On Monday at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center, United Way of Mat-Su held its 9th annual Stuff the Bus event where parents and children picked out brand new school supplies for free. The event had everything from school supplies, to immunizations, clothing, and games for kids.
As the volunteers ring in the 10th anniversary of the center’s establishment, they’re looking to celebrate a couple of individuals who want to take recycling to the next level - taking materials otherwise destined for recycling centers in the lower 48 or trash destined for the landfill and giving it a purpose.
From start to finish, clients will experience six different ziplines and traverse three separate suspension bridges- all while enjoying 360 views of the Chugach Mountains that make the Matanuska-Susitna Valley so memorable.
This year the event will boast over 100 vendors, wedding and vow renewals, a comfort station as well as a number of speakers - but some residents have voiced their concern on social media over a drag show scheduled to be performed during the all-ages gathering.
A motorcycle ride spanning 22 days across 2,200 miles and 22 checkpoints raises awareness and funds to combat veteran suicide. The repetitive use of the number 22 is to represent the 22 veterans on average that take their own lives ever day across the nation.
The director of the Division of Agriculture, David Schade said farmers are an integral part of a community, and nominating them for recognition is one of the best ways to thank them for the work they do.
The wind event that marked the start of 2022 made the tower go dark shortly after it was lit, which is why the group of community members has started a GoFundMe to raise money for a more permanent solution.
Ms. Hebert was joined by staff and students as well as family and friends, but what really made this gathering so special was the previous generations of students she taught who once walked the same halls.