Cook, a famed British explorer, was in the Anchorage area for short period in May and June of 1778; he and his crew were the first Europeans to reach Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet. His visit is remembered in the oral tradition of the Dena’ina people.
This year’s statewide Native Youth Olympics competition was canceled due to the pandemic, but the annual gathering rooted in sportsmanship and survival found a creative way to continue.
Byron Mallott was most recently known as Alaska’s lieutenant governor, but his greatest legacy was likely shaping generations of Alaska Natives through political and corporate leadership.
A state mandate allowing churches and other houses of worship to reopen went into effect two weeks ago. Despite the relaxed regulation, few Alaska churches have opened for in-person services.
Faith institutions in Alaska are dealing with a ban on public gatherings at a time when many people are looking for guidance from religious leaders. Many churches have adapted to the new online world quickly.
The report lists 14 employees of the Archdiocese of Anchorage, 13 of whom it says engaged in sexual misconduct with minors or vulnerable adults, and one who was caught viewing child pornography.
There are only five burial plots remaining in Wrangell’s two city-owned cemeteries. Once they’re gone, the alternatives are not looking promising.
About 400 people packed a university lecture hall and a church in Juneau to hear the renowned climate scientist and evangelical christian speak. Was she converting skeptics, or preaching to the choir?
Dance groups from across the region, the state, and the lower 48 are gathering in Bethel this weekend to share dance, culture, tradition, and community.
In 2016, after a resident ended an invocation with “hail Satan,” the assembly decided prayers before assembly meetings could only be delivered by leaders of recognized congregations that hold regular meetings in the borough.