For many homeowners, one of the biggest chores of the year is to rake their yards after all the leaves have fallen. But the United States Department of Agriculture is encouraging you to spend that time elsewhere.
The Mat-Su Reentry Coalition hosted its first in-person reentry summit this week in Wasilla since before the pandemic featuring a guest speakers and panel discussions to discuss the difficulties after incarceration.
Yolanda Fraser is back near a ragged chain-link fence, blinking through tears as she tidies up flowers and ribbons and a pinwheel twirls in the breeze at a makeshift roadside memorial in a small Montana town. This is where the badly decomposed body of her granddaughter Kaysera Stops Pretty Places was found a few days after the 18-year-old went missing from a Native American reservation border town.
A contingent of concerned parents and citizens is advocating for the Anchorage School District board to enforce a new policy regarding the way parents are informed about their children’s gender identity and pronouns, with many worried this information could be hidden from them.
Tribal leaders and members from 10 Alaska Native communities gathered in Anchorage this week for a three-day conference with multiple federal agencies to help them prepare for, respond to and recover from the impacts of climate change.
The alarming number of unfilled positions is one of the key takeaways from Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson’s gathering with the media Tuesday, along with one municipal employee who is still on administrative leave.