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Healthcare is one of Alaska’s fastest growing industries. Because of the state’s lack of infrastructure and its rural nature Alaska’s healthcare systems have found innovative solutions to some of these challenges including telemedicine, healthcare exchanges, traveling healthcare professionals, and mobile clinics. It’s widely acknowledged that healthcare costs are high in Alaska and the state’s key stakeholders continue to explore methods to lower healthcare costs.

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Health Wanted

Healthcare employment has recently seen consistent increases—not many sectors in Alaska are seeing that trend. What isn’t common knowledge, however, is the process involved in filling the positions that fuel the growing demand for jobs.

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How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days

March 2019

At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?