At the end of August, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will begin offering free, online Alaska Native language courses. The course is open to anybody and has no age restrictions. Courses are offered in Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian languages. Nine classes in total will be offered, split between beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
Artic Thunder Airshow activities kick off on Friday with a Rehearsal Day event at 9 a.m. for restrictive members of the community. The show will feature a slimmed-down version of Saturday and Sunday's events.
The city relies on a traveling veterinarian from the East Coast, who visits Nome every six to eight weeks to provide animal health care services to Nome residents and the 18 surrounding villages in the region.
Mat-Su College paramedic students participated in a simulation Wednesday working with LifeMed accident response. The students responded to two different scenarios involving a simulated bicycle a collision with a motor vehicle.
On May 31, a lighting strike created what is now called the East Fork Fire stretching at one point approximately two-thirds of the way around St. Mary’s. As the fire eats everything it touches, it leaves behind a dark smoke for Nerby to look through while she stayed in her village.
According to a 2017 study done by the University of Alaska, over one in nine Alaskan women ages 60 and older faced abuse. For organizations like ANCORA, who primarily works with patients who are 65 and older, paying attention to signs of elderly abuse is key.
After 16 years of sitting in the basement of a Palmer store, the historic Bailey grand piano was moved from its current location in the basement of NonEssentials and brought to Anchorage for the restoration process to begin.
The Alaska Army National Guard Golf Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion was presented with the State of Alaska Governor’s Distinguished Unit citation and the governor’s trophy. The company received the award for their exceptional performances during missions throughout 2021.
On April 20 and 21, 2022, Sen. Dan Sullivan and California Rep. Jackie Speier spoke to armed force members at JBER and Fort Wainwright military bases. Their trip focused on the alarming military suicide rate seen in the U.S.
Preschool students from Providence Center for Child Development and Credit Union 1 Little 1′s Learning Center spent Thursday morning scurrying around Providence Health Park Courtyard, during Providence Alaska Medical Center Mini Heart Run.
With the help of the Make-A-Wish foundation, a Soldotna family was able to turn a spare bedroom at their parent's house into a personalized movie room for the benefit of 8-year-old Hannah Stevens, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2019.
Yuliya Jordan will be joining law center staff on a trip to Kodiak and Akutan to help assist Ukrainian employees at Trident Seafood, who are currently working under an H2B visa. She will be helping them apply for a Temporary Protective Status.
The Anchorage Fire Department, Police Department, Providence Alaska Medical Center, and Dimond High school teamed up together to bring students to the front lines of a mock EMT response to a drunk driving scene through a production called, “Every 15 Minutes”.
Since 2016, the state has seen a steady number of residents leaving Alaska, with 18,000 jobs lost in Anchorage in that timespan, including 12,000 alone in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.