Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage
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As part of a national effort to curb risky drinking habits and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, the Center for Disease Control awarded grants to six universities across the country – including the University of Alaska Anchorage.
The University of Alaska Board of Regents Monday voted Monday to rescind President Pat Gamble’s $320,000 retention bonus by a 9-1 vote. The Board reviewed the decision to award the bonus at the request of President Gamble.
University of Alaska President Pat Gamble has requested the Board of Regents review a $320,000 retention incentive the board approved for him in June.
Former University of Alaska Anchorage athletic director Steve Cobb, age 55, passed away Monday night in Florida. The cause of death is currently unavailable.
On Friday, Aug. 15, the University of Alaska Anchorage invited local media outlets to tour the nearly-complete Alaska Airlines Center. The facility is slated to open to the public on Sept. 5, 2014.
The University of Alaska Anchorage released a comprehensive prioritization report Wednesday examining both academic and support functions.
The CEO of Kotzebue-based Maniilaq Association on Tuesday urged a U.S. House subcommittee to pass a bill that would provide advance funding for the Indian Health Service.
The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation on Tuesday released its list of the state’s 10 most endangered historic properties for 2014.
The Alaska Dispatch and Anchorage Daily News websites Tuesday merged under a new name – Alaska Dispatch News. The new name will soon appear in the print edition as well.
With budget cuts and declining state funding looming, the University of Alaska Anchorage is in the process of scrutinizing its priorities to figure out what is sustainable, and what is not.
All three candidates vying for the Republican nomination in August’s senatorial primary election squared off over a variety of issues in Anchorage on Thursday.
Before this week’s Talk of Alaska about the best Alaska-based books, we opened up voting to the listeners to get their input into what the top-10 Alaska books should be. We received tons of feedback and compiled a full list, which you can find here. Here are the top-10 results based on online voting, comments, emails, social media, and calls we have received…starting with #10.
The Anchorage Police Department and FBI are investigating claims by convicted Anchorage killer Joshua Wade that he is responsible for three additional murders.
Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are using new video collars to get a glimpse into the daily life of polar bears. Researchers have been using radio and GPS collars since the 1980s to track polar bears’ movements along the Arctic sea ice. But, that data lacks a lot of contextual and observational information that allows for a better understanding of the bears.
The Funny River fire is holding steady at just over 192,831 acres and is considered 46 percent contained.
Fire crews Wednesday morning mapped the Funny River fire out to be nearly 183,300 acres. Tom Lavagnino, with the incident management team, says the rain has helped a little bit, but it’s not the biggest reason the fire’s growth has slowed.
The Funny River fire has grown to more than 182,200 acres. After a streak of warm, dry weather, firefighters are seeing a break in the weather, with rain falling Tuesday during the early morning hours and temperatures in the 50s.
The Funny River fire on the Kenai Peninsula has topped 67,000 acres. The combination of Memorial Day weekend and extreme fire conditions have firefighters concerned.
The Tyonek fire on the western side of Cook Inlet is holding steady at just over 1,800 acres. Sam Harrel, a public information officer with the Alaska Division of Forestry, says winds Thursday pushed the fire back onto itself.
Two Southcentral Alaska fires have grown in size since Wednesday afternoon, covering the Anchorage area in smoke Thursday morning.