The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association is donating two $2,500 scholarships for AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center located in Seward, Alaska.
As a child, Deb Long spent many hours at the post office in Ester, Alaska. Her mother Ruth was the postmaster there. As an adult, she has settled into a funky little house that stands on brick legs in the Holy Cross section of New Orleans.
Annie Heffele of Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union will be presented with the 2018 Junior Achievement of Alaska Volunteer of the Year Award at the Alaska Business Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center. Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. and Alaska Business Monthly are the Title sponsors of this event.
In what Mathis called “the darkening of the Arctic,” less sea ice floating on the northern oceans and fewer days of snow on the ground have allowed blue ocean and brown-and-green tundra to receive more heat from the sun. That seems to be playing out in many ways on the northern stage and beyond.
The office of Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins (D-Sitka) is pleased to announce that Reid Magdanz, a legislative staffer with the office, has been selected as a 2019 Schwarzman Scholar.
Continuing a long tradition, Chugach Electric Association is donating 450 turkeys to 10 local charities as part of its annual community outreach over the holiday season.
RurAL CAP is celebrating the completion of Muldoon Garden, its newest and largest affordable housing project, with an open house. The event is scheduled for Friday, December 8 from 4–6 pm at 207 Muldoon Road in Anchorage. RurAL CAP will thank its many partners and provide tours of the complex.
The Alutiiq Museum and Native Village of Afognak have released print and app versions of two Alutiiq language books: Kaugya’angcum Qawangurtuwa and Qateryuk. April Laktonen Counceller wrote Kaugya’angcum Qawangurtuwa–Small Fox’s Dream, an original story about a young fox getting ready for school.