The Alaska Zoo and millions around the world will unite for one of the largest, environmental events in history—Earth Hour. Organized by the World Wildlife Federation, Earth Hour strives to bring awareness to climate change by encouraging people, businesses and governments across the globe to save electricity and turn off all non-essential lights during a designated time.
A flavorful new First Class menu will start flying this week, while new thoughtful product extras will be introduced throughout 2018. The new menu features fresh, local ingredients paired with seasonal favorites. Think strawberry-lime smoothie shots, an avocado bacon omelet, or a flank steak salad with green papaya, mint and lime wedges. All menus will have a vegetarian option available.
The three-day event, Our Cultural Landscape: Culturally Responsive Education Conference, will feature nationally-known keynote speakers, including Dr. Christopher Blodgett, Zaretta Hammond, Dr. Randall Lindsey and the Rev. Michael Oleksa.
Anchorage will continue to be home to thousands of students for academic and athletic competitions through the year 2023 thanks to a deal struck between the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) and Visit Anchorage.
Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
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 State of Alaska Division of Economic Development, in partnership with the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development, released the first in a series of reports examining several emerging economic sectors in Alaska. The report focuses on Alaska’s promising boat and ship building sector.
John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska (CLIA Alaska), said the Alaska cruise industry will see unprecedented growth over the next two years.
“Elevating the overall customer experience has been and continues to be a key focus of ours,” said Steve Adams, President of Subway of Alaska, Inc. “We’re giving our guests more of what they love about Subway® - like highlighting our fresh baked bread, cookies and some of our veggies in modern displays—while providing them with modern features that they have not yet seen from us—like self-ordering kiosks and Alaska’s only touch-screen drive thru.”
This Saturday, February 10, 2018, baristas representing several Alaskan coffee companies will gather under one roof to compete for the Alaska Barista Cup. The Alaska Barista Cup is the most significant event supporting the coffee industry and coffee culture in Alaska.