by Arie Henry | Nov 13, 2019 | Monitor
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), one of the country’s largest charitable organizations focused on health, announced the five communities—which includes Sitka—chosen to receive the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. Sitka is the first Alaska community ever to win the award, which honors and elevates communities at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity.
by Arie Henry | Oct 7, 2019 | Agriculture, News, Science
Alaska Sea Grant and the Aleutians East Borough will partner on a project to launch a pilot seaweed farm near Sand Point on the Alaska Peninsula, with a $99,800 grant from National Sea Grant, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
by Arie Henry | Aug 7, 2019 | Monitor
The Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services has awarded nearly $5 million in grant funding to Alaska as part of a commitment by Attorney General William P. Barr to provide emergency funding to address the public safety crisis in the state’s more rural communities, including Alaska Native villages.
by Arie Henry | Jul 29, 2019 | Finance, Government, News
The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to taxpayers with virtual currency transactions that potentially failed to report income and pay the resulting tax from virtual currency transactions or did not report their transactions properly.
by Arie Henry | May 16, 2019 | Arctic, Featured, News, Oil & Gas, Science, Transportation
The icebreaking tanker SS Manhattan was an oil company’s attempt to see if it might be profitable to move Alaska oil to the East Coast by plowing through the ice-clogged Northwest Passage.
by Arie Henry | May 9, 2019 | Education, Monitor
UA President Jim Johnsen reflects on the efforts UA has made to help provide an educated, dedicated workforce for the state’s industries.
by Arie Henry | Apr 22, 2019 | News, Nonprofits, Telecom & TechHOME | Posts by Arie Henry (Page 2) GCI’s RJ Gallegos Honored at Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast Gallegos performed life-saving CPR on a man while responding to a residential call GCI’s RJ Gallegos (left) is recognized at the 20th Annual Real Heroes...
by Arie Henry | Apr 19, 2019 | News, Science
Turkey vultures are most sensitive to a gas called ethanethiol, the rotten-egg scent that wafts from a carcass in the first 24 hours after something dies.
by Arie Henry | Apr 18, 2019 | Featured, News, Professional Services
Stoel Rives LLP has launched a new firm-wide paid leave program for all staff members in its 10 offices across seven states and Washington, DC
by Arie Henry | Apr 18, 2019 | Education, Monitor, Nonprofits
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will honor Jim Dodson as its 43rd Business Leader of the Year during a sold-out dinner and award ceremony.