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Housing First gets over $4M in grant funding

...chronically homeless individuals without a requirement they quit drinking, will be the first of its kind in Juneau.Anchorage and Fairbanks each have Housing First Projects. A study of these programs by the University of Alaska Anchorage yielded positive...
Empire Editorial: Legislature's logjam puts control in hands of cities, boroughs budget discussions, municipalities across the state have been coming to terms with their budget problems. Anchorage and Fairbanks are cutting teachers. Juneau is raising tobacco taxes and eliminating sales tax exemptions.If the Alaska Legislature...
The story behind the return of the wood bison

...with the offloading, and helped to develop the wood bison management plan with a total of 28 organizations from Anchorage and Fairbanks, advisory committees, regional advisory councils, village corporations, and sportsmen's organizations...
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...past 6 p.m. to accommodate his colleagues in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Juneau operated on Pacific time."He loved being two hours ahead of Anchorage and Fairbanks because he could get a lot of work done in the...
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Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land

If a lake drains on top of the world, will anyone hear it?Ben Jones and Chris Arp did. The Anchorage- and Fairbanks-based scientists placed sensors in a bathtub-shaped lake on Alaska's northern coast a few years ago. From...
Empire Editorial: Ending daylight saving time will leave Juneau in the dark

...fear that if Southeast is put into a separate time zone, the spectre of a capital move will soon follow. Will Anchorage and Fairbanks residents acquiesce to government offices that lock their doors at 4 p.m. by their reckoning? No - they will...
2015 Iditarod will start in Fairbanks

...historic inspiration for the Iditarod.The serum run began in Nenana, a stop on the Alaska Railroad between Anchorage and Fairbanks. Teams of dogs and mushers relayed vials of diphtheria vaccine to Nome, where an epidemic was raging. The serum...
Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...Southeast was on Pacific Time. Yakutat was on Yukon Time, one hour later than Pacific. The Railbelt, including Anchorage and Fairbanks, was on Alaska time, two hours later than Pacific. Western Alaska including Nome, Dutch Harbor and the Aleutians...
Nominations sought for Volunteer Awards

...are due March 2. Application forms are available on the governor's website,, or in the Governor's Juneau, Anchorage, and Fairbanks offices.
Budget proposal could ground some aircraft

...Carla Beam said Thursday. It is safe to say that would include sports teams, she said, with travel budgets for Anchorage and Fairbanks among the cuts.? A subcommittee on the Legislature's budget proposed cutting about $920,000 in total funds...
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