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.
While the trip to the extreme north is an exciting one for Coast Guard crews — who rarely get the opportunity to travel to such high latitudes — the mission also has major scientific and security implications.
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.
Seeing for sale signs staying up longer has been a recent trend seen. According to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, interests have gone up since 2021. Last year, Anchorage saw a tight housing market. There were not many houses on the market, but there were a seas of home buyers looking to find their perfect home.
The Alaska Community Foundation announced Monday that over $500,000 will be dispersed this week to towns that need it most, with the rest of the $1.25 million total to be handed out starting in early November.
As proposed, the resolution would require high school students in the Mat-Su to take two semesters of logic. The first semester would occur in 9th grade as an introductory course with the second semester in 11th grade that would focus on “Socratic” logic
At a special meeting of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Board of Trustees, Acting Revenue Commissioner Deven Mitchell was approved by a unanimous vote to become the next Executive Director of the corporation.
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced late Monday that it would be extending Disaster Unemployment Assistance to residents of the regions most affected by the storms caused by the remnants of Typhoon Merbok.
Brushkana resident and four-time Iditarod Trail sled dog race finisher Jessie Holmes was injured after traveling to Golovin last week with a group of other mushers to assist in cleaning up after the remnants of Typhoon Merbok ravaged the western coast of Alaska.
The corner of Minnesota and Northern Lights was filled with people wearing orange shirts and waving signs Friday morning in honor of Orange Shirt Day, also recognized as The National Day Of Remembrance Of U.S. Indian Boarding Schools.
Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan introduced a bill Thursday that would designate one of Alaska’s most active volcanoes — Mount Cerberus, located on Semisopochnoi Island on the Aleutians — as “Mount Young.”
In a memo obtained Thursday, Homeless Director Alexis Johnson states that the Health Department — the agency responsible for homelessness services — has been made aware that the municipality’s Department of Maintenance and Operations would need “more than a week of lead time” to conduct repairs on the Golden Lion facility.
Property manager Suzy Campbell was surprised to see a video taken by a tenant last month, shocked that the privacy trees that surrounded three sides of the complex had been leveled - including the backside of the property that faces the notoriously dangerous road.
According to the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association (APDEA), the delays are due to a disagreement with APD command and the Municipality of Anchorage over pre-statement reviews for officers.
Safety crews completed an assessment of the landslide area and have determined that the risk to the public has returned to pre-event levels, and are now allowing residents of the affected area access to their homes.
Sandy Snodgrass recently filmed on the set of the Dr. Phil show as part of a series on the fentanyl crisis currently sweeping the nation. She lost her 22-year-old son to fentanyl poisoning in October of 2021.
The Legislative Budget and Audit Committee heard a presentation Wednesday detailing the events leading up to — and stated justifications for — the firing of former Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Executive Director Angela Rodell.