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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.

Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team helping create safer structures None 

Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team helping create safer structures

Skiers, snowmachiners help improve snow models None 
New advocacy and public affairs agency to open in the new year None 

New advocacy and public affairs agency to open in the new year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A new public affairs and advocacy agency is launching in Alaska, with deep roots and expertise in public relations, strategic communications and public policy.

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska None 

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

His was the first aurora experiment attempted in Alaska. Ninety years ago, scientists had hints the northern lights flared up when particles from the sun tickled gases in the thin air above their heads, but they didn’t know how high the aurora occurred above Alaska.