Anchorage opened a 150-bed cold-weather shelter on Oct. 31. But less than a month into winter shelter season, it has a 1,000-person waitlist.
Quality child care is in limited supply across Alaska, but especially so in rural parts of the state.
https://youtu.be/_Ka9-tBUweg It’s been about 200 years since Russian colonizers demolished the last remaining examples of large Unangax̂ boats called a niĝilax̂. The wooden framed boats...
https://youtu.be/2mEWnN1uRKM A local food hub has spouted Port Lions on Kodiak Island, bringing with it increased food security. The archipelago is now home to six...
https://youtu.be/U7W2I6lrVs8 The Port of Alaska escaped the devastating 1964 earthquake relatively unscathed, which left it poised to take up much of the state’s cargo traffic...
Across the state, homebuilding and vacancy rates are down. Rent, mortgage rates and home prices are up.
Alaska has one of the highest per-capita populations of retired military service members of any state in the country. There’s a lot of services out there for retired service members, but as Alaska Public Media’s Madilyn Rose reports, veterans in Alaska are one of their own greatest resources.
As with many recent sessions, discussions largely center on the state’s finances, while a number of social issues have come up as well.
Many older Alaskans are building community, battling isolation and staying healthy in exercise classes.
Duke Russell couldn’t keep walking away from Anchorage’s neediest people. Now he’s feeding hundreds a day.
“Once you see stuff happen, you just can’t walk away anymore, you know?” the Spenard artist said.
Destination development consultant Roger Brooks presented eight initiatives on how to make Anchorage more appealing to visitors and residents.
The installation of a biomass furnace system in Ambler, a rural village off the road system, is set to save the community more than $50,000 a year.
As national interest in the Arctic grows, White House officials visit Alaska to learn more about the issues Alaskans endure in the face of climate change.
Birchwood ABC is one of Anchorage School District's top performing schools, but it's also one of six schools the district may close due to a budget deficit.
Half of the people whose first language is Kodiak Alutiiq have died over the last few years. But that’s not stopping new speakers from learning Alutiiq and passing along a distinct culture and worldview to the next generations.
Questions about the permanent fund dividend, Alaska’s fiscal woes, and abortion access have some advocating to vote "yes" on the once a decade ballot question: "Shall there be a Constitutional Convention?"
https://youtu.be/bItA0ChP5yw War and political upheaval are driving a major increase in the number of refugees and other immigrants arriving in Alaska from overseas. Whatever the...