In the days leading up to Wednesday, which is recognized as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a controversy over Nazi language displayed on state-issued license plates and an elected official’s response to the plates on social media captured an Anchorage educator’s attention.
Alaska Native Cultural Charter School students remain stuck at home right now due to poor circulation in their school building. Faculty and staff are looking for suitable options for short-term solutions but so far they have been unsuccessful.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy removed Anchorage Assembly Member Jamie Allard from her position on the state’s Human Rights Commission after she posted controversial comments on social media about Nazi license plates, according to a statement from the governor’s office Tuesday.
Sitka illustrator Michaela Goade found out she was the winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal for outstanding illustration of a children’s book on Sunday, making her the first Indigenous person to win the award.
Since moving out of Midtown earlier last year, Body Renew will now be closing it's East Anchorage location, leaving the fitness club with one building: the South location Anchorage on Old Seward Highway.