Without the VA facilities and representatives, information has a hard time reaching vets in bush Alaska.
Alaska’s fight for gay rights didn’t start with in 1998, when marriage was defined as only between a man and a woman. It began over half a lifetime ago.
Attendance was thin at Monday’s Juneau Assembly meeting, but at least one parent and one prospective child care provider in the audience were elated.
After two recent shooting deaths of local teenagers, more than 60 people marched through the rain in East Anchorage Sunday afternoon to raise awareness of violence in the community.
Netflix announced it would give employees who are new parents up to a year of paid leave to care for their children. The policy shift drew praise, but also questions and critique.
Each July and August, dozens of Bristol Bay residents take to the berry flats. Some are casual gatherers, picking handfuls here and there. Others set out to harvest enough salmonberries to rival the year’s salmon harvest.
Friday was the last children’s storytime at the old location.
The nearly 400-page volume focuses on archeological discoveries near the community of Karluk and delves into the site’s lasting effects on those involved.
Office of Children’s Services Director Christy Lawton says Rep. Tammie Wilson is one of many legislators who contact her office for information on cases.
Netflix made headlines this week with the announcement. But NPR has found the policy doesn’t extend to people who work at Netflix DVD distribution centers.