Red Cross of Alaska Honors Volunteers

...Cross invites the public to sign up to volunteer and be a part of the lifesaving work it does. The Red Cross is looking for diverse volunteers of all ages and skill levels. Anyone can go to to...
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...program."The program has the highest number of student athletes," Sjoroos said. "We have what I believe is the most diverse group of kids compared to any other sport in the high school. We really embrace any kid, especially one who has had a challenging...
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...of the Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman. Selig established a Diverse Business Partners program the following year and in 1999 started...permanently in 1998. He plans to retire in January. He said the Diverse Business Partners program had led to purchases of more than...
Kansas church plans Alaska Native center protest

...The Westboro flyer says there is nothing "appealing or holy about the 'heritage' of eleven 'distinct cultures' or 'diverse population' of Alaska."Church members are known for holding protests at funerals to highlight their belief that God is...
Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to the Alaska Folk Festival, which starts today! The festival has been showcasing diverse artists both well-known and obscure for the past 40 years. The shows and workshops will go on all week, all over town. Check...
Letter: Resolutions won't offer balance

...representation. Gov. Sean Parnell already has the power to appoint council members who are more geographically balanced and ethnically diverse. At least four Alaska Natives have served on the council since statehood: Mary Jane Fate of Fairbanks (1981-1987); Leona...
My Turn: Alaskans want the best, and HB383 will ensure it

...the strongest, most experienced people possible at the helm. In setting up AGDC last session, the Legislature required a diverse board with specific expertise without restricting the governor's appointments to only Alaskans. We thought we did that...
Alaska Dispatch to buy the Anchorage Daily News for $34M

...all of us at McClatchy. We are extremely proud of the Daily News and its employees, their exceptional service to Alaska's diverse communities and all of their contributions to McClatchy over the years," Kevin McClatchy, the company's chairman, said...
40 years of Folk Fests: A storied past

...those who come back year after year to perform and to listen make up a tight-knit community, the folk festival crowd is a diverse and constantly shifting group that's always open to more participants. One of the best things about the event - besides...
Thanks to Great Blue Heron Fund for afterschool program support

...Mind, Before/After Middle School, is in its second year at Dzantik'i Heeni and Floyd Dryden middle schools and offers diverse free, fun and enriching activities to all students. B.A.M. encourages students to explore new interests, connect to...


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