Commemorating a little-known Alaska battlefield of global significance, the Alaska Aviation Museum has created the Kiska Exhibit, opening Thursday, April 12, 2018. May marks the 75th commemorative anniversary of US efforts to retake the Japanese-held islands of Kiska and Attu. A slice of Alaska World War Two history, the Kiska Exhibit includes both historic and modern images of Kiska’s battlefield landscape.
Local businesses are partnering with city government and Alaska’s largest museum to use design to face-off with Anchorage’s big-city problems.
Alaska Public Media (AKPM) welcomed Shelly Wozniak back to the organization as the Director of FM Programming & On-Air Promotions. Wozniak previously worked at AKPM as the original host and co-producer of the award-winning program AK.
Beer drinkers will soon see a new variety 12-pack from Alaskan Brewing, one which revolutionizes the sampler pack phenomenon.
Alaska Public Media announced Larissa Wright-Elson as one of 30 educators from across the country for the first PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Each of the Digital Innovator All-Stars was selected from a cohort of extraordinary educators who are doing innovative work in their schools and districts, and were previously recognized as part of the PBS Digital Innovator Program, which began in 2013.
Singer and actor Joey McIntyre will welcome Anchorage audiences to the infamous Kit Kat Klub as he takes the stage in the iconic role of the Emcee during the Anchorage run of Cabaret, April 24 through 29 in the Atwood Concert Hall, presented by the Anchorage Concert Association.
GCI’s Channel 907 will be the place to catch Alaska high school basketball action throughout the month of March, bringing local sports coverage to Alaskans across the state. Channel 907 will be airing the 3A Western Regional Tournament and the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Basketball State Championship games at the Alaska Airlines Center for 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A high school basketball.
The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has extended the deadline to submit entries for its 40th annual commemorative artwork program to Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The railroad will commission the selected artist to create artwork that will become the basis for the 2019 Alaska Railroad official commemorative print.
The station will work with partners in Alaska to assess workforce challenges and opportunities, and produce content focused on the essential skills needed for students and workers to succeed in the job markets of today and tomorrow.