A new study shows wolves in Southwest Alaska are using a diversity of food resources to meet their dietary needs, including a high use of salmon and salmon carcasses. The study was published in the August 2017 issue of Canadian Journal of Zoology. The study also found a possible increase in wolf pack stability in packs making regular use of salmon as a food resource.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Alaska Chapter will hold its annual Alaska Philanthropy Day on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This year we celebrate the chapter’s 30th year educating and supporting professional fundraisers who work across the State of Alaska developing resources for our non- profit sector. Two main events happen that Friday.
The Anchorage School District has settled the employment contract with the Anchorage Council of Education/American Federation of Teachers, Local 4425 (ACE/AFT). Bargaining for a three-year contract, this bargaining unit is comprised of approximately 400 employees.
The Alaska Women's Hall of Fame invites you to nominate outstanding women to be considered for induction into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.
A few Alaska researchers recently accepted a surprise assignment of giving Jerry Brown a tour of the Seward Peninsula.
As a wildlife field technician, Luke Metherell combines job, hobby and homework on weeklong backpacking trips in the mountains.
The University of Alaska’s legislative internship program has received a substantial investment from the Ted Stevens Foundation, which has pledged $157,500 over five years to expand the initiative. The program, which will be renamed the Senator Ted Stevens Legislative Internship Program, is nearly 30 years old and has hosted 300 interns during legislative sessions since inception.
United Way is pleased to announce that Sue Brogan has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) at United Way of Anchorage. She will continue her leadership of the Health Impact portfolio, and of Alaska 2-1-1 and its potential to provide other services in client assistance and navigation. In addition, Ms. Brogan will expand United Way’s work in community engagement, advocacy, and volunteerism and will help sharpen the integration of community engagement, community results, and investment products.
Today, the University of Alaska launched Career Coach, a web-based tool to help Alaskans explore career and higher education opportunities.