The Alaska Business Week (ABW) board of directors has selected Andy Rogers as the program’s Executive Director. Rogers replaces long-time director Nicole Schuh who is pursuing opportunities out of state.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has launched a new Master of Arts degree in marine studies to prepare graduates for science-based management jobs.
November 4th is fast approaching, so make sure your boots are shined and your bidding reflexes are honed for the Cowboy Ball next Saturday! We have delicious food, great music, and a wide array of live and silent auction items lined up for the evening. Doors will open at 6 pm, followed by dinner and the silent & live auctions. Then from 9 pm - 11 pm the Ken Peltier Band will be performing. Come and help us dance the night away!
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management awarded $30,000 in cash prizes Saturday, Oct. 21, after the final round of presentations in the 2017 Arctic Innovation Competition.
In a continued partnership with Valley Pottery Association, Just Add Paint and other local artists, Kids Kupboard is hosting its second annual Mat-Su Empty Bowls event. Because we had to turn so many away last year, we’ve moved our venue to Raven Hall on the Alaska State Fairgrounds this year!!
The Alaska Workforce Investment Board (AWIB) is soliciting nominations in three categories for the David G. Stone Award. The award, which was established to recognize outstanding partners in workforce development, was named in recognition of Mr. Stone’s dedication to workforce development and Alaska hire.
In the early 1990s, Janet Collins was hiking in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge when she saw “Camp 163” labeled on her map. Intrigued, she later looked up Camp 163 in Donald Orth’s Dictionary of Alaska Place Names. Her curiosity led her to Ernest Leffingwell, the subject of a biography she has written and Washington State University Press just published.
The Anchorage School District has settled the third employment contract in five months. These contracts account for over 1,775 ASD employees. ASD is a large and progressive public school district with many needs and challenges. As the state's largest public school district, ASD is an economic driver in the Municipality of Anchorage.
A new initiative between Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) and partnering organizations will create expanded housing opportunities with comprehensive recovery treatment options for those experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, and mental health disorders.
Pacific salmon face an uncertain future due to accelerated climate and landscape change, according to a synthesis paper published in the October 2017 edition of the journal Fisheries.