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Fairbanks International Airport designated as smokefree

November 27, 2018 0

The State of Alaska adopted a law prohibiting smoking in all workplaces effective Oct. 1, 2018. In order to comply with the new law, Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) has been designated a smokefree campus, and […]

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Air Guardsman returns home to western Alaska for retirement celebration

November 21, 2018 0

by Sgt. 1st Class Balinda O’Neal Dresel In an isolated village nestled in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region of Alaska and only accessible by boat or plane, Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ella Doak was honored […]

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Public Safety Training Academy graduates 37 Law Enforcement Officers

November 21, 2018 0

by Dept. of Public Safety Staff Class includes 15 State Troopers and four Wildlife Troopers. A class of 37 law enforcement officers graduated from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka on Friday, November 16, […]

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Alutiiq Basket Weaving artistry kept alive by master weaver

October 24, 2018 1

by K.J. Lincoln The intricate art of weaving grass into beautiful Alutiiq baskets is being propelled further away from being lost, thanks to the work and efforts of master weavers that have been teaching and […]

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AVEC holding Logo Design Contest

October 17, 2018 0

Get your creative juices flowing and possibly win $50! AVEC is holding a design contest to commission a special logo to commemorate our 50th year of providing power. AVEC first started energizing small villages in […]

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New Totem Pole on Prince of Wales Island honors Alaska’s veterans

September 12, 2018 0

by Staff Sgt. Balinda O’Neal Dresel The west coast of Prince of Wales Island swelled with veterans, friends and family members who gathered to partake in a three-day celebration culminating with a totem pole raising […]

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The Salmon State: Upriver during a record year at Bristol Bay

August 29, 2018 0

by Mary Catharine Martin As fishermen leave Dillingham and canneries shut down, the Wood River system in the Bristol Bay watershed brims with sockeye salmon. The second week of August, I got to spend several […]

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Northern snowshoe hares eat lots of dirt

August 29, 2018 0

by Ned Rozell The evidence is in: Snowshoe hares near Wiseman eat lots of dirt. “I have thousands and thousands of photos of hares eating soil in this one little spot,” said Donna DiFolco, a […]

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Successful Backhauling in Akiak

August 22, 2018 0

by Akiak EPA IGAP Staff It all started back in May and into June when the Tribal Landfill Operator trained EPA/IGAP crew and began staging the landfill in preparation for backhauling. All Freon was first […]