Today, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) was named the 2019 Best Air Cargo Airport for North America at the Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards in Hong Kong. The awards are voted on by companies in the freight, logistics, and supply chain industry throu…

 It's time to show up and stand up for our state! It's time to do all we can to stop a government shutdown. A statewide shutdown will happen on July 1 if the governor does not act on the operating budget that was passed by a majority of house members and all senate members. If the governor d…

Seventh Annual Alaska Advanced Trauma Training Institute

The popular Catch the Train Photo Contest is back and lets riders and fans share their images of what they capture onboard the Alaska Railroad with the chance to win cash and prizes. To participate, passengers can submit a photo to the contest via the Alaska Railroad Facebook page or by usin…

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate diversity with World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development on May 21, 2019.“The Anchorage Chamber endorses the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies that advance productivity, innovation,…

On Tuesday, May 21 Anchorage residents and climate advocates will gather at the Assembly Chambers at the Loussac Library to support the passage of the Municipalities new Climate Action Plan. Cities and municipalities across the country have been taking bold steps to mitigate the effects of C…

Anchorage, Alaska- The Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) 2019

This weekend the Alaska Zoo is promoting health and safety with family-friendly activities for all ages. On Saturday, May 11, the Kids Fun Run gives young athletes and their families early access to the zoo while on Sunday, May 12, the zoo’s annual Bear Aware event returns to help visitors b…

Alaska's top two youth volunteers of 2019, Carlee Rizzo, 18, of Kenai and Ashley Perry, 14, of Anchorage, were honored in the nation’s capital last night for their outstanding volunteer service during the 24th annual presentation of The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Carlee and Ashle…

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is extending the application period for local transportation projects for the Community Transportation Program (CTP).

The Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) season is opening on Mother’s Day, May 12th, 2019, to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. The Alaska Native Heritage Center opened in 1999, and every summer they invite tourists from around the world to learn about the history and cultures of Alaska. Th…

Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood processing industry. Employers are recruiting for more than 4,000 full-time temporary seafood workers and most offer transportation, room and board benefits for those who successfully complete their contract. …

Join over 12 million shorebirds and migrate to Cordova, Alaska May 2nd -5th 2019. The 29th Annual Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival celebrates the magic of migration with presenters and artists from the Pacific and Atlantic flyways and perspectives from three countries. Activities and fu…

In the shadow of statewide budget cuts, the UAA Department of Music wants to bring to light the value of music in Alaska’s public education. Under the direction of Dr. Oleg Proskurnya, UAA’s student orchestra, Sinfonia, will be performing a Budget Cut Symphony. The concert will be, April 27t…

BP today announced the winners of the 2019 Alaska Teachers of Excellence, an award that for more than two decades has recognized the state's top educators. This year, the group is comprised of 21 teachers that were selected from schools across Alaska. 

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to the 51st annual Citywide Cleanup Week to be held April 27 through May 4, 2019, where hundreds of volunteers unite to collect and dispose of thousands of pounds of trash from Anchorage neighborhoods.Groups can register at CitywideCleanup…

The Salvation Army Alaska Division will be visiting organizations in and around Anchorage to thank volunteers and supporters with morning and afternoon treats during National Volunteer Week, April 7 – 13, 2019.

The Senate Finance Committee today introduced a pair of bills to cap government spending and establish a 50-50 split between dividends and state expenses from the limited annual revenue available from earnings reserve of the Permanent Fund.

The American Red Cross of Alaska will honor individuals and organizations for acts of heroism throughoutAlaska at the 20th Annual Real Heroes Breakfast, presented by ConocoPhillips.

It’s an official sign of springtime in Alaska: Bears are stirring in Southeast, Kodiak, and Southcentral, according to reports received by local Alaska Department of Fish and Game offices. And it won’t be long before mild days rouse bears up North and out West, too. That’s the cue for Alaska…

Students from the Alaska Native Cultural Charter School will be actively participating in the mission of the American Heart Association to become a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Thanks to school business partner Stantec, each ANCCS student will have their registrat…

One year after Anchorage voters authorized the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) to sell Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) to Chugach Electric Association, Chugach has filed an Asset Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) for its review and approval of …

Girls on the Run of Southcentral Alaska will host its second annual Girls on the Runway fundraising event in the ConocoPhillips Atrium in Downtown Anchorage on Saturday, April 6, 2018 at 5:00p.

The Alaska Ocean Cluster, a leading proponent of the growth of Alaska’s blue economy through the integration of industry, academia, non-profit, and governmental forces, is pleased to announce the signing of an MOU with Iceland Ocean Cluster.

The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development’s Division of Economic Development (DED) is launching an economic survey to better understand the business landscape of Alaska’s industries. The survey will aim to identify areas of opportunity for growth and expose barriers to …

With a unanimous vote, the Anchorage Assembly passed Assembly Ordinance 2019-15(S), an ordinance prohibiting certain consumer products containing flame retardant chemicals at the March 19 regular assembly meeting. This landmark public health ordinance now stands among the strongest laws in t…

Anchorage, Alaska – In celebration of their 70th anniversary, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has donated $70,000 to the United Way.

Alaska USA honored members of Alaska’s armed forces, including 11 recipients of the Service Person of the Year award and the Military Spouse of the Year, at Alaska USA’s 24th annual Military Appreciation Breakfast in Anchorage.

For the first time in nearly seventeen years, members of the Alaska House of Representatives will relaunch the House Children’s Caucus. This edition of the caucus will be co-chaired by Representative Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) and Representative Sara Rasmussen (R-Anchorage).

For the second year in a row, a student from Eagle River High School excels in the production of handmade bowls specifically for The Empty Bowl Project.

Anchorage Park Foundation is challenging all community members with a dream for a park or trail improvement to apply for a Community Challenge Grant.

Sober pop-up bars appearing and alcohol-free drink options being added to the menus of famous restaurants and bars across the globe are proof that living a sober lifestyle is gaining popularity. Alaska is no exception. Kicked off nearly two decades ago as the Alaska Native Sobriety Movement …

The Salvation Army Alaska Division received a significant boost to supports its long-term recovery program, thanks to a generous contribution from Safeway Carrs stores in Alaska. More than $100,000 was raised in stores throughout Alaska through check stand giving and additional in-store fund…

Today, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced the appointment of Bob Doehl as the new Director of the Development Services Department and Building Official. In this position, Doehl will be responsible for overseeing municipal staff and divisions that handle building permitting, construction inspect…

Registration is open for the 2019 Alaska Food Festival and Conference, which takes place on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, at Land’s End Resort in Homer.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is asking citizens to report moose sightings this weekend

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), representing more than 140,000 Native peoples – about one out of every five Alaskans – finds Governor Dunleavy’s proposed budget contentious and ill-advised.

Application Deadline on March 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Longtime arts supporters, Ed and Cathy Rasmuson, have established three long-term charitable endowments to support the performing arts in Anchorage. A $1.5 million donation was made to the Alaska Community Foundation, creating funds that will provide lasting support for the Anchorage Concert…

James Beard Award-nominee Laura Cole brings her flair for local, fresh, sustainable Alaska cuisine to the Anchorage Museum’s full-service restaurant and atrium café this April as the museum leans into its summer visitor season.

Two of Alaska’s most respected philanthropists will be recognized this year as the Iditarod Trail Committee’s 2019 Honorary Mushers. At a recent board meeting, the Iditarod Trail Committee Board of Directors selected Ed and Cathy Rasmuson for that distinction. The honorary musher wears bib N…

An event to create handcrafted bowls for the 25th Annual Empty Bowl Project fundraiser for Bean’s Cafe and The Children’s Lunchbox

On short notice the BLM announced January 30 that they scheduled a public hearing in Anchorage for Monday, February 11. Most of the hearing takes place during work hours, from 1 - 7pm at the Dena’ina Center. Local organizations are encouraging all those who are able to arrive at either 12:30…

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska and United States Senator Lisa Murkowski will be hosting the 42nd Annual Salute to the Military—a formal banquet that celebrates the accomplishments of 12 outstanding enlisted military service members, ranked E6 or below. Each…

Earlier today James Smallwood announced that he would no longer be seeking the School Board Seat A position -- a seat previously held by Bettye Davis, who had written to the School Board in support of Margo Bellamy. Smallwood has instead decided to run in 2020 for School Board Seat C against…

Anchorage Participates in International Winter Bike to Work Day Bike Anchorage teams up with local organizations to fuel bike commuters