Category: AK News

New plan aims to strengthen safety of indigenous women and girls

Source: New plan aims to strengthen safety of indigenous women and girls

Alaska News November 14, 2017

By Kalinda Kindle: Alaska National Guard mission hits close to home for one solider         By Associated Press: Kodiak City Council raises sales tax cap by 300 percent         By Sidney Sullivan: VIDEO: APD escorts moose to safety         By Samantha Angaiak: Parks and Recreation cautions …

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Teacher of the Week: Robin Wold

Robin Wold is teaching her kindergartners to dream big. “I want them to love learning. I want them to know that school is a fun place to be,” she said. “It is a place where they can be successful.” Teacher of the Week: Robin Wold

Chelsey Qaġġun Zibell: Keeping the Inupiaq language alive, through a website

It’s now possible to learn basic Inupiaq online, thanks to a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Chelsey Qaġġun Zibell is a master’s candidate and adjunct faculty at UAF’s School of Education. As part of a graduate fellowship this summer, she created a free website that teaches users the beginning grammar and vocabulary …

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Alaska News November 13, 2017

By Associated Press: Control board to clarify ‘fun’ events at Alaska distilleries         By Beth Verge: ‘A tough couple of months’: Iditarod mushers, board gather for closed-door meeting         By Victoria Taylor: ‘Operation Wedding Gown’ connects brides with free wedding dresses         By KTUU News Team: …

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Behind the scenes at APD: Turning a memory into an arrest

Turning a memory into an arrest — The tool APD uses in rare cases to catch suspects. Source: Behind the scenes at APD: Turning a memory into an arrest

Alaska News November 12, 2017

By Sean Maguire: Iditarod musher’s team struck in a hit-and-run during training         By Cameron Mackintosh: Ceremony at National Guard armory honors veterans         By Rhonda McBride: Post-traumatic growth at Lake Clark         By KTUU News Team: House of Harley Davidson preparing care packages to send …

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Post-traumatic growth at Lake Clark

Most people think of Lake Clark as an exclusive slice of remote Alaska, but a trip to Port Alsworth can cost you thousands of dollars in travel and lodging, flying in from Anchorage. Post-traumatic growth at Lake Clark

Historic fishing vessel gets new home in downtown Kodiak

Historic fishing vessel gets new home in downtown Kodiak

The Most (And Least) Toxic Places In America

Every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires most large industrial facilities to report the volume of toxic chemicals they release into the environment. The EPA takes this data and consolidates it into the Toxic Releases Inventory (TRI), which is then used to set environmental policies in place. We analyzed this data along with …

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Updated December, 2016