Youth Conservation Corps introduces high school students to a stretch of protected land they’ve grown up near, but may not even know exists — all in the hopes that someday these young Alaskans will become its next stewards.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council runs one of only two detox centers in the state of Alaska. At the Alaska Wellness Summit in Palmer Thursday, CITC CEO Gloria O’Neil announced that the Ernie Turner Center in Anchorage will be sold to Southcentral Foundation.
An Anchorage Assembly member John Weddleton, who owns comic book business Bosco’s, is facing fines for child labor violations. The penalties are less about any malicious intent than clerical errors and a misunderstanding over the definition of a dumpster.
University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen is looking into cost savings options to bring all three main campuses under one accreditation.
The co-op has been working with the Youth Advisory Commission and the Anchorage Downtown Partnership for various art projects and workshops. Recently the co-op participated in painting a mural downtown on 5th and D. Other art displays on public spaces are in the works as well.
The Pachamama Band, also known to a few as the Schwoerer family singers, are all members of one Swiss family that has been living at sea for the past sixteen years. They’ve been sailing around the world in a boat called Pachamama, educating people about climate change and re-strengthening humanity’s relationship with nature.
Every year, the US military moves about 650,000 service-members all across the globe, along with 300,000 of their dependents. In military terms, a move is labeled a “Permanent Change of Station,” although everyone calls it PCS for short.
Bruce Schulte was active in the 2014 ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in Alaska and had served as chair of the Marijuana Control Board.
Alaska Airlines is building a new $40 million maintenance hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
An archaeology program has discovered a primitive knife in their fourth year of digging the Kashevaroff site at Salonie Creek in Kodiak, one of the many pieces of evidence that point to the site having been a hunting camp.