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“Pollution Pirates – Into the Bin, Matey!” None 

“Pollution Pirates – Into the Bin, Matey!”

On Thursday, May 3, 2018, Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling (ALPAR) recognized outstanding achievements in recycling and litter prevention in Alaska in 2017-18 at their annual awards banquet held at the Kincaid Park Chalet in Anchorage. ALPAR always has a theme for the event and many attendees come in costume. This year the theme was “Pollution Pirates – Into the Bin, Matey!”

NSC Congratulates Anchorage on Reaccreditation as a Safe Community None 
PBS Kids to Launch Molly from Denali None 

PBS Kids to Launch Molly from Denali

Molly of Denali is the first nationally distributed children’s series in the US to feature an Alaska Native lead character.

Rasmuson Foundation Supports Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial None 

Rasmuson Foundation Supports Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial

The Alutiiq Museum has received a $25,000 grant from Alaska’s Rasmuson Foundation to support the development of the Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial, a new public park in downtown Kodiak. The project is a collaboration between the City of Kodiak and the museum designed to honor Kodiak’s first people and promote awareness of local history.

NOAA to Use ASL Environmental Sciences' Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler None 

NOAA to Use ASL Environmental Sciences' Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler

The Antarctic Ecosystem Research Division (AERD), of the NOAA Fisheries Service has managed and implemented the U.S. Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program since 1986.

First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award Honorees Announced None 

First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award Honorees Announced

First Lady Donna Walker congratulated the recipients of the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award on May 4.

ANHC Celebrates Mothers & Summer None 

ANHC Celebrates Mothers & Summer

Alaska Native Heritage Center’s Mother’s Day celebration marks the opening of the 2018 summer season on Sunday May 13, 2018 from 9am-5pm with free admission all day sponsored by Target

Governor Signs School Funding Bill into Law None 

Governor Signs School Funding Bill into Law

Governor Bill Walker signed House Bill 287 into law at Harborview Elementary School on May 3 in Juneau, joined by members of the House and Senate – Democrats, Republicans, and Independents.

Powering Across Alaska on Skis None 

Powering Across Alaska on Skis

“Jeremy offers us only his incessant snoring to remind us that he is a man and not a god.” So wrote Seth Adams on an Instagram post showing Jeremy Vandermeer striding across a wind-whipped ridge near the frozen headwaters of the Ambler River. Adams is a writer and photographer in Fairbanks who accompanied Vandermeer for a good portion of a recent 500-plus mile ski traverse of Alaska.

Alaskans to Compete at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games None 

Alaskans to Compete at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

Through sports, barriers will be broken down and champions revealed as Team Alaska makes their way to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games July 1-6. The USA Games will unite more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from across the country as they compete in 14 different Olympic-type summer sports.