Due to nursing shortages, the University of Alaska Anchorage is expanding the capacity of the bachelor's degree in its nursing program. The associate degree in nursing will end at the Anchorage and Mat-Su campuses.
Chicago Blackhawks general manager and president of hockey operations Stan Bowman has resigned after an investigation found he was among a group of leaders who failed to respond promptly to allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010.
The Alaska Redistricting Board is working on its final plan to be released before Nov. 10. There are three open house meetings in Southcentral this week to show Alaskans the different plans and to gather feedback on which one the public prefers.
Mayor Dave Bronson touched on the city budget, tackling homelessness, and the city's response to COVID-19 during his State of the City address. He appeared remotely due to being a close contact with Anchorage Community Development Authority Executive Director Mike Robbins, who tested positive for COVID-19.
Leaders of the Anchorage Assembly have sent a letter to Mayor Dave Bronson saying they don't recognize the firing of the city's first chief equity officer, and asking Bronson for his grounds for firing him.
Seniors in Alaska have an estimated $3 billion annual impact to the state according to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation and with the older population continuing to rise, more resources will be needed.