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​​Fliss Becomes Manager of Strategic Engagement, Johnson Hired as Lead Analyst None 

​​Fliss Becomes Manager of Strategic Engagement, Johnson Hired as Lead Analyst

Margo Owens Fliss is stepping into a new role – Manager of Strategic Engagement – at the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development (CED) and Richelle Johnson is joining the team as Lead Analyst.

Alutiiq Treasures Arrive From France None 

Alutiiq Treasures Arrive From France

The Alutiiq Museum received a shipment of rare ancestral objects from France’s Musée Bolougne-sur-Mer.

Statewide Nominations Open for 29th Annual YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement None 

Statewide Nominations Open for 29th Annual YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement

YWCA Alaska is now accepting nominations for the 29th Annual YWCA Alaska/BP Women of Achievement Awards.

It’s Time for Alaska’s Mosquitoes to Shine None 

It’s Time for Alaska’s Mosquitoes to Shine

Here are some tips to avoid mosquitoes this summer: First, wear light-colored clothing. Second, bathe more often in an attempt to be as odorless as possible. Third, avoid exhaling while in the woods.

Jon Isaacs Elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of the North None 

Jon Isaacs Elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of the North

Jon Isaacs has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of the North. The Institute is an Alaska-based non-profit organization that promotes informed dialogue and brings together stakeholders on issues related to responsible use of lands and resources while improving the quality of life for both Alaskans and residents of Arctic communities worldwide.

Boreal Owls Perform by Daylight None 

Boreal Owls Perform by Daylight

Over much of their range, boreal owls operate in the dark every night. They live south to Colorado and in a forested belt around the northern part of the globe.

Patrick Anderson Named Chief Executive Officer of RurAL CAP None 

Patrick Anderson Named Chief Executive Officer of RurAL CAP

After an extensive regional search, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) board of directors has named Patrick Anderson as the new Chief Executive Officer.

APICDA Board Announces New CEO None 

APICDA Board Announces New CEO

The board of Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association announced that Luke Fanning, APICDA’s CFO will be taking over the Chief Executive Officer leadership role from Larry Cotter.

Family Donates Exquisite Northwest Coast Collection to Sealaska Heritage None 

Family Donates Exquisite Northwest Coast Collection to Sealaska Heritage

A Washington family has donated an exquisite collection of Northwest Coast objects to Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) so that it may be studied by artists and scholars.

Alaska USA Foundation Gives $93,500 to Support Youth and Military Programs None 

Alaska USA Foundation Gives $93,500 to Support Youth and Military Programs

Alaska USA Foundation has donated $93,500 to benefit eight non-profit organizations that provide needs-based services in the states of Alaska and California.