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Fall semester is an exciting time at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) as students, faculty and staff return. I am energized and hopeful for what the future holds as we begin the new academic year. UAA’s budget is now established with the Alaska Performance Scholarship, Alaska Education Grant and WWAMI funding secured. Seawolf Alpine skiing, hockey and gymnastics, the three athletic programs previously slated for discontinuation, have been reinstated thanks to the support of over 1,200 university
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, UNITED STATES 08.23.2021 Story by Edward Eagerton Alaska National Guard Public Affairs The Alaska Army National Guard’s Recruiting and Retention Battalion hosted members of local-area businesses and organizations here, Aug. 20, for a maintenance showcase as part of the Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program.The PaYS program is a strategic partnership between the Army National Guard and a cross section of private businesses, universities, and public
Calista Corporation, Doyon Limited, Gana-A ‘Yoo Limited and Alaska Communications Seek to Provide High-Speed Internet to Almost 12,000 Unserved Alaskans
Nearly 12,000 rural Alaskans in 23 communities along the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers would receive high-speed internet for the first time, if the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) approves requests for tribal broadband grants. The Alaska FiberOptic Project, a collaboration between Calista Corporation, Doyon, Limited, Gana-A ‘Yoo Limited and Alaska Communications, would connect one of the most underserved regions in the United States with a fiber-optic cable that would be the
Hoonah Indian Association and Alaska Communications to Provide Gigabit Internet Service in Hoonah and Gustavus
Nearly 1,250 Alaskans in Hoonah and Gustavus, two isolated communities in Southeast Alaska, will receive fiber optic cable-based high-speed internet for the first time, if the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) approves a request for a tribal broadband grant. Hoonah Indian Association and Alaska Communications, together, would connect the region with a subsea fiber optic cable, with fiber to the home in the communities of Hoonah and Gustavus. Alaska Communications would offer
Anchorage, AK – September 3, 2021 Mike Mills, Chair for the Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) Board of Directors, shared the following announcement, “it is my great pleasure to share with you the appointment of Mike Robbins as the Executive Director for ACDA.” Mike Robbins, a long-time local business owner, will be focusing on creating a path forward for ACDA on economic revitalization, financial stability, and supporting development projects for the Municipality of Anchorage. Mr.
The pandemic is changing the way companies look at office space. Coworking facilities are emerging as the popular choice for employees and employers who are navigating the adversity of the pandemic. RSD Properties, LLC, is stepping out as a front runner in the industry with the opening of a new Anchorage facility that reinvigorates office space and becomes a cornerstone of a new and trendy downtown neighborhood. cowork by RSD provides opportunities for corporate, entrepreneurs, remote workers,
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Now through Oct. 30, Alaskans vaccinated for COVID-19 are eligible to enter the Alaska Chamber’s “Give AK a Shot” drawing for a chance to win $49,000. A total of 18 prize drawings split between two categories (Alaskans aged 18 and older and Alaskans aged 12-17) will be awarded. Winners will be selected randomly and announced each week. Winners in the 18 and older category will receive a $49,000 cash prize. Winners in the 12-17 category will receive a $49,000 scholarship presented as
Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has appointed a new Chairman of the Board, Kent Berthiaume. Berthiaume succeeds Bobby Alexander, who recently stepped down as chairman of the board after serving on the board of directors since 1996 and as chairman since 2001. “Alaska USA will be forever grateful for the impact and legacy that Bobby Alexander has left on our organization and the credit union industry. We are pleased for Kent Berthiaume to assume the role of chairman of the board and the
We are holding a food drive throughout the month of September for the Food Bank of Alaska! Bring your shelf-stable items down to our Anchorage branch located at 317 W 104th Ave Suite 400. In addition to helping our community, each donation* enters you in to win 1 of 3 AAA prize packs! Prize packs include: AAA Bag AAA Luggage Tag AAA License Plate Frame AAA Safety Starter Kit *Limit to 1 entry per day
I wanted to share an exciting opportunity that will equip the Anchorage community! The 49th State Angel Fund and the Municipality of Anchorage have partnered with gener8tor, a turnkey platform for the creative economy, to execute an Upskilling program focused on the IT Help Desk. We ask that the Chamber of Commerce shares this opportunity with the community. About The Program: Program participants will be invited to learn alongside other participants to gain a valuable new skill set in IT. They will