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Research ship will avoid disrupting Alaska Native hunters None 

Research ship will avoid disrupting Alaska Native hunters

Scientists using the research vessel Sikuliaq have a new process to avoid disrupting Alaska Native hunters in coastal communities.

Anchorage high school student gets internship with Cinderella production team None 

Anchorage high school student gets internship with Cinderella production team

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella will launch this year’s national tour from Anchorage and one lucky teen gets to see the magic behind the dazzling production and jaw-dropping transformations.

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Ben Walker of Anchorage Named Teacher of the Year

Ben Walker has been named the 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year, Alaska Education Commissioner Dr. Michael Johnson announced today in a surprise ceremony at Romig Middle School.

Chena logjams could be key to salmon survival None 

Chena logjams could be key to salmon survival

The plentiful logjams that line the Chena River can be annoying, scary or even dangerous for kayakers and canoers traveling downstream. But researchers believe they could be safe and supportive habitats allowing young salmon to survive the treacherous journey to adulthood.

SEARHC Commends Hoonah City Council for Protecting Young People with Tobacco-Free Parks None 

SEARHC Commends Hoonah City Council for Protecting Young People with Tobacco-Free Parks

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) applauds the Hoonah City Council for voting in favor of making the Parks and Recreation Department properties tobacco-free, and in doing so voted to protect the health of young people living in the community.

Canstruction People's Choice Award None 
Algae’s athletic role in glacier melt None 

Algae’s athletic role in glacier melt

Life exists everywhere you look. Even on glacier ice, home to inch-long worms, snow fleas, bacteria and algae.

Finding far-north lynx den part of cycle study None 

Finding far-north lynx den part of cycle study

In her study of one of the farthest north lynx populations in North America this summer, Claire Montgomerie used her ears. While looking at the satellite tracker a female lynx was wearing, Montgomerie saw the animal was hanging around a hillside north of the Arctic Circle, not far from Coldfoot.

The Alaska Aging & Disability Coalition hosts 3rd Annual Disability and Aging Summit None 

The Alaska Aging & Disability Coalition hosts 3rd Annual Disability and Aging Summit

The aging process brings significant changes to all individuals. These changes are often intensified by the presence of an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD). The Alaska Disability and Aging Coalition is excited to host the 3rd Annual Disability and Aging Summit to take place October 13-14 at the Special Olympics Alaska Sports, Health, and Wellness Center (3200 Mountain View Dr).

With an impending nursing shortage, UAA’s School of Nursing steps up to the plate None 

With an impending nursing shortage, UAA’s School of Nursing steps up to the plate

In the United States, health care is one of the fastest growing job sectors in the country. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, in 2014, 11.8 million workers were employed in the health care industry, with 2.7 million of that workforce represented by registered nurses.