Alaska to receive more than $440 million through Indian Health Service to improve sanitation infrastructure in communities across the state.
The United Way of Anchorage hired Amy DeBruhl from Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium as its new Chief Communications Officer.
The US Environmental Protection Agency announced a $20 million program to assist Alaska tribal entities in addressing legacy contamination on lands conveyed through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
Alan Vierling, who has been interim Administrator at Alaska Native Medical Center, can keep the job for the long term.
The Alaska Native Heritage Center, Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program, and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium formed a new partnership to bridge the gap between culture and modern technology.
Tucked in the $1.5 trillion omnibus federal spending bill are special requests to fund projects in Alaska ranging from water and sewer systems to a 15-mile road out of Kotzebue.
State officials and business leaders are preparing to take advantage of potential funds provided by the Infrastructure and Jobs Act, which may potentially be applied to energy, sanitation, road, bridge, port, and other projects across the state.