Transformed Treasures: The Salvation Army’s artistic metaphor.
Updated: Apr. 14, 2023 at 3:55 PM AKDT
The Salvation Army has a wonderful event each year called Transformed Treasures, an event where local artists find items at the Salvation Army Thrift Store and transform them into artistic pieces. The fundraiser is a metaphor for how the Salvation Army changes lives for the better. For More information on this event contact Heidi Navarro at 907-276-2515.
The homeless are pitching tents across the Anchorage area after the Sullivan Arena closed as a shelter nearly a month ago. That's where the Sanctioned Camps Community Task Force says they're getting involved in identifying possible sites for temporary camps - to give the city time to establish a permanent, low-barrier homeless shelter.
Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day has been a federal holiday since 1971.
In this edition of Telling Alaska's Story, Alaska's News Source attended a ceremony for an Unalaska man killed in action and nearly forgotten.