— The Alaska Workforce Investment Board (AWIB), the state’s lead planning and coordinating entity for employment training in Alaska, presents awards each year to professionals who have made significant contributions to career and technical education (CTE) or Registered Apprenticeship in Alaska, and to an employer whose efforts and initiatives have had an extraordinary impact on the community.
Space weather affects snowplow drivers carving through Thompson Pass in a whiteout, Iowa farmers dropping seeds of corn, and wedding planners who release white doves during the ceremony.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has launched a new business incubator aimed at helping university scientists and inventors move their ideas from the laboratory into the private sector.
Yatchmeneff and her team will develop a series of publications for a new professional development course aimed at informing primary educators in how to build a sense of belonging for Alaska Native students.
Ella comes to ARE with over 25 years’ experience in Alaska resource industries. She brings experience in mining as well as oil and gas, most recently as Stakeholder Engagement Manager for Statoil Alaska.
GCI announced the recipients of its 2018 philanthropy campaign – 12 nonprofit organizations that work to improve the lives of Alaskans across the state. A different Alaska nonprofit will be featured each month.
A report released by The Foraker Group reinforces earlier studies which found that Alaska’s nonprofit sector is a major driver in the state’s economy. Foraker’s research shows that the sector directly employs more than 44,000 people with a payroll of $2.68 billion and generates close to $7 billion in revenue.
Salmon arrive at many crossroads during their migrations back to birth streams. One third of all the water in Alaska proper drains into the Yukon. The basin receives water from 330,000 square miles of mountain and muskeg that take up as much space as Turkey.