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Around 400 bowls have been made for The Glory Hole’s Empty Bowls event on Sunday. It’s the ninth time the emergency shelter and soup kitchen has held the fundraiser.
John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska, says 2015 should be strong year for tourism in the state. But he says challenges may lie ahead.
If you’re a teenager in Anchorage struggling with homelessness, hunger, or addiction there are few places to turn. One of the few organizations in Anchorage helping at-risk teens on their own terms is hidden in plain sight in one of the city’s busiest buildings.
“I think our concern is when you say “much” you’re talking about 18 percent of placer mines, and two out of six large-scale mines,” said mining industry representative.
How youth who are part of and outside of the juvenile justice system are getting help for substance abuse? One option is inpatient programs like the Adolescent Residential Center for Help in Eagle River.
Gov. Bill Walker was recently adopted into the Tlingit Kaagwaantaan Clan. Walker said being adopted by the clan was a complete surprise.
In Anchorage, criminal offenses by minors referred to the DJJ has dropped by nearly half in the past decade – except severe drug and alcohol offenses.
Despite last fall’s legalization vote, you’re still not allowed to get stoned on state ferries.
The Alaska Marine Highway System recently announced new procedures for passengers with pot.
Outside of a 20-minute Senate floor session, the only scheduled activity that took place on Tuesday was a Senate Finance committee press conference.
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The United States will take over Friday as chair of the Arctic Council, the international body of representatives from eight nations with territory in the region.
A privately-owned Cessna 185 airplane made an emergency landing at Nome’s City Field airport on Thursday afternoon.
Iñupiaq artist Ross Schaeffer works on carvings inspired by his culture and natural environment, and encourages young folks to try artwork themselves.
A jury has convicted a 59-year-old Tanana man on evidence tampering charges after two Alaska State Troopers were shot to death.
The A.G. should serve as a “firewall against executive overreach, not an apologist for the President’s prerogatives.” says Sen Lisa Murkowski.
Southeast Alaska companies have agreed to participate in a program intended to help mitigate boats’ impacts on whales.
This week‘s segment also focuses on early spring planting and frost awareness.
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If this Senate is getting some traction, it’s not yet a threat to anyone’s legislative hall of fame. Much higher hurdles loom, including highway funding, spending bills and the debt ceiling.
It has been two years since more than 1,100 workers were killed in a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh. “Ethical fashion” is gaining momentum — though what that means depends on whom you ask.
From questions surrounding the Clinton family foundation to a congressional investigation into Benghazi, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is pushing back against allegations of scandal.
As Apple’s smart watch goes on sale, there are some big questions about the whole idea of the wrist watch as a computer, including whether consumers come to see them as a luxury or a necessity.