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As Alaskans shelter in place, indoor air quality becomes a greater concern. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service offers these considerations on home air quality.
APU appointed Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson as its next president. Davidson is well known to Alaskans, having served as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health & Social Services and then lieutenant governor under then-Governor Bill Walker.
Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 308 and Senate Bill 74—two major pieces of legislation providing for expanded unemployment benefits in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and doubling minimum internet speeds at Alaska’s schools.
Governor Mike Dunleavy joined Mike Barnhill, acting commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue, and Dr. Michael Johnson, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, at the first drawing of the PFD Education Raffle at Harborview Elementary School.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted to increase the amount undergraduate students pay for college tuition by 5 percent beginning in fall semester 2020 but directed the administration to invest $1.5 million of tuition revenue to financial aid for students at each university.
The top five this year—Providence Health & Services Alaska; Trident Seafood Corporation; Princess Cruises, Holland America Line & Seabourn; Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC); and NANA—are representative of some of the brightest industries in Alaska’s economy.
The board of directors of Goldbelt, Incorporated, Juneau’s urban Alaska Native Corporation, has selected McHugh Pierre to serve as its next President & CEO.
ANCHORAGE—The Alaska Peninsula Corporation (APC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Angasan to the position of President. Brad has been with...
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