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Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that nearly $7 million in child care funding has been awarded by the US Department of Health and Human Services to multiple Alaska Native organizations.

 

Update from APD

APD Chief Justin Doll has released an updated report on criminal activity in the Municipality of Anchorage for Q1 through Q3 2020.

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Diving into Alaska Aquaculture

November 2020

Aquaculture is an industry Alaskans are probably familiar with, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term itself. Broadly, aquaculture refers to the cultivation of numerous species of fish and aquatic plants, such as shellfish, algae, and finfish, as well as enhancement and restoration projects designed to increase wild populations of specific species, says Heather McCarty, vice-chair of the Alaska Mariculture Task Force.