Mat-Su College paramedic students participated in a simulation Wednesday working with LifeMed accident response. The students responded to two different scenarios involving a simulated bicycle a collision with a motor vehicle.
On May 31, a lighting strike created what is now called the East Fork Fire stretching at one point approximately two-thirds of the way around St. Mary’s. As the fire eats everything it touches, it leaves behind a dark smoke for Nerby to look through while she stayed in her village.
According to a 2017 study done by the University of Alaska, over one in nine Alaskan women ages 60 and older faced abuse. For organizations like ANCORA, who primarily works with patients who are 65 and older, paying attention to signs of elderly abuse is key.
After 16 years of sitting in the basement of a Palmer store, the historic Bailey grand piano was moved from its current location in the basement of NonEssentials and brought to Anchorage for the restoration process to begin.
The Alaska Army National Guard Golf Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion was presented with the State of Alaska Governor’s Distinguished Unit citation and the governor’s trophy. The company received the award for their exceptional performances during missions throughout 2021.
On April 20 and 21, 2022, Sen. Dan Sullivan and California Rep. Jackie Speier spoke to armed force members at JBER and Fort Wainwright military bases. Their trip focused on the alarming military suicide rate seen in the U.S.
Preschool students from Providence Center for Child Development and Credit Union 1 Little 1′s Learning Center spent Thursday morning scurrying around Providence Health Park Courtyard, during Providence Alaska Medical Center Mini Heart Run.
With the help of the Make-A-Wish foundation, a Soldotna family was able to turn a spare bedroom at their parent's house into a personalized movie room for the benefit of 8-year-old Hannah Stevens, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2019.
Yuliya Jordan will be joining law center staff on a trip to Kodiak and Akutan to help assist Ukrainian employees at Trident Seafood, who are currently working under an H2B visa. She will be helping them apply for a Temporary Protective Status.
The Anchorage Fire Department, Police Department, Providence Alaska Medical Center, and Dimond High school teamed up together to bring students to the front lines of a mock EMT response to a drunk driving scene through a production called, “Every 15 Minutes”.
Since 2016, the state has seen a steady number of residents leaving Alaska, with 18,000 jobs lost in Anchorage in that timespan, including 12,000 alone in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally, the DHSS said Abbott Nutrition reported to them that they were expecting the supply issue to be resolved by the end of March. That date has now been pushed back to April 31st. However, DHSS said that the USDA will be providing Alaska grant waivers through September 30th, so WIC can provide a non-Similac formula to their participants.
In 2017, the state reported 1,351 non-specific foster homes. These are foster homes that take in children that they are not related to. By 2021, that number had dropped down to 1,026, a 24% decrease from 2017.