The 2019 GCI Suicide Prevention Fund will distribute more than $100,000 to nine recipient organizations this year, funding suicide prevention programs across Alaska.
Members of the Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association executive committee announced that Becky Hultberg has been named as the next CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems.
The Internal Revenue Service is automatically waiving the estimated tax penalty for the more than 400,000 eligible taxpayers who already filed their 2018 federal income tax returns but did not claim the waiver.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Board has unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes AIDEA to issue up to $145,000,000 in conduit revenue bonds to finance a Tanana Chiefs Conference project in various Interior Alaska communities.
Thousands of area students are back in school to learn the “three R’s”—Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. But there is a fourth “R” that many students may be missing out on, and that’s “Relevance” as it relates to what they are learning in school and how it will apply later in life.
The food service teams at Red Dog Mine, BP’s Main Construction Camp and Tarmac Camp, and the housekeeping teams at Hilcorp’s Milne Point unit are all award recipients.
In 1960 the Alaska Department of Fish and Game conducted a wolf-planting experiment on Coronation Island in southeast Alaska. Alaska’s only wolf-stocking experiment taught biologists the importance of habitat size.
The National Park Service is exploring ways to provide and support additional recreational use in the Kantishna and Wonder Lake areas of Denali National Park.
The Alaska Energy Authority is soliciting grant applications from eligible communities under a new Village Energy Efficiency Program initiative.
In This Issue
Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.