Today, the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH), along with the partners of the Anchorage Plan to End Homelessness released the results of a summer Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count & Survey conducted in May 2017. The survey results show a distinct positive trend in homelessness reduction, despite ongoing economic and employment challenges in Anchorage.
Rasmuson Foundation directors approved awards for 18 organizations totaling more than $8.6 million at their June 28 board meeting. This is one of the largest award amounts in Foundation history. The grants will go to agencies across the state and will benefit a number of different programs.
On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue, a breeze wraps us with clean air, a sandpiper mom shrieks over her hatchlings. They are gray-blue puffballs, extra cute and almost invisible amid the stones.
At University of Alaska Anchorage, two students are on an interdisciplinary quest to unlock the anthropological and archaeological importance of caribou teeth. Yes, caribou teeth.
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers have discovered that volcanoes have a unique way of dealing with pressure — through crystals.
Mycologist Gary Laursen will lecture and lead a workshop on the wild mushrooms of Southcentral Alaska Aug. 11-13 at the Matanuska Experiment Farm in Palmer.