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Anonymous Sitkan Contributes $25,000 to Legacy Fund None 

Anonymous Sitkan Contributes $25,000 to Legacy Fund

The Greater Sitka Legacy Fund (GSLF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), received a $25,000 donation to its permanent endowment from a Sitka resident who wishes to remain anonymous.

Southwest Alaska Pilots Association Donates AVTEC Scholarships None 

Southwest Alaska Pilots Association Donates AVTEC Scholarships

The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association is donating two $2,500 scholarships for AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center located in Seward, Alaska.

People return to flawed places because they do None 

People return to flawed places because they do

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 Named    Junior Achievement of Alaska Volunteer of the Year None 

Annie Heffele of Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union Named Junior Achievement of Alaska Volunteer of the Year

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.

Preparing for an invasion in the Bering Sea None 
Driven by open ocean, Arctic continues to warm None 

Driven by open ocean, Arctic continues to warm

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.

Legislative Staffer Named a Schwarzman Scholar None 

Legislative Staffer Named a Schwarzman Scholar

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.

Chugach Donates Hundreds of Turkeys to Charity None 

Chugach Donates Hundreds of Turkeys to Charity

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.

Muldoon Garden: Grand Opening for None 

Muldoon Garden: Grand Opening for

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.

New Apps Share Alutiiq Language None 

New Apps Share Alutiiq Language

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.