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Oil and gas exploration companies offered more than $7 million for the rights to explore for oil and gas on 191,248 acres of State of Alaska land in the Arctic region.
Through the program, Anchorage restaurants have provided premade and hot meals to children, families, and seniors through local nonprofits.
A lot has changed since APD’s humble beginnings as a one-man department in 1921.
Proved reserves of oil and natural gas rose annually in the United States by at least 9 percent in the previous two years (2017–2018), a trend interrupted by relatively low oil and natural gas prices.
Alaska Opens Enrollment to SHARP-3 to Attract Healthcare Workers and Support Underserved Communities
The newly updated version of the SHARP program offers repayments for education loans or direct financial incentives and expands participation to cover medical, dental, behavioral health, and other disciplines.
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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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Automating & Advancing
Imagine hosting an event with an array of prospective clients in attendance, and the first slide of your presentation reads: “Here Is Exactly How Not to Hire Us.” It seems counterintuitive, but this is precisely what ARM Creative has done with its educational event series: SOTI.