The ARC of Anchorage has been helping the developmentally disabled, the deaf and others with physical challenges for more than fifty years. Find out how this organization has grown from its start with a group of committed families to it’s present day place as a… Read More
Anchorage’s community councils are gearing up for fall meetings, after taking a summer break. Find out more about the role of these grass roots citizens panels, why they get the attention of the city’s elected officials, and how you can get involved on Read More
Alaska schools are getting ready to open later this month, but are all children ready to start learning? Two Anchorage area organizations are helping families prepare the youngest students for early learning and literacy. Find out more about programs aimed at… Read More
Young Alaska Natives are gaining their place in the community, with the help of leadership programs provided by organizations like the Alaska Native Professional Association. Find out more about summer internships and development opportunities for young Native professionals on the next Read More
Anchorage teens are joining the effort to make city parks fun and safe places to play. The city’s Youth Employment in Parks crew starts work on trails in University Lake Park this week and they will work in the other parks all summer.
Anchorage’s PrideFest 2009 kicks off next weekend with a Celebration of Change for the gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual community. How far have they come in claiming their place in the community, especially in light of the proposed… Read More
A wildfire near Homer last month charred 1100 acres and completely destroyed three homes. What are the chances of a calamity like that in Anchorage, and what is the role of… Read More
Teen pregnancies are on the rise again in Alaska, after a two year drop. May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and, on this week’s Community Forum, we’ll take a look at programs aimed at preventing unplanned pregnancies among high school students. Join us… Read More
Alaska turns a nifty – fifty this year, and so does the Matanuska Susitna Borough’s zoning code. Borough officials say it’s time for a re-write, and they want the public to get involved. Join us on the next Community Forum to discuss… Read More
Anchorage’s chart topping spring temperatures are prompting local gardeners to get out and dig early this year. A move toward growing your own is spurring backyard farmers to experiment with new kinds of produce, while flower lovers may want to find out how rain… Read More
University of Alaska graduates are facing challenging economic times as they prepare for life outside of academia. What are their plans and what kind of innovative ideas are they using in meeting their career goals? Join us for a discussion on college grads and the… Read More
State budget restrictions have put construction of a new state crime laboratory on hold. But advocates say the old lab is inefficient and overwhelmed with a backload of cases, and that a new lab could be an effective tool in solving violent crimes. Join us… Read More
Anchorage voters face a showdown for mayor on May 5. Both former city assemblyman Dan Sullivan and former state representative Eric Croft want the job. We’ve invited both candidates to join us on today’s community forum to answer your questions about taxes, the budget and… Read More
Everyone’s watching their dollars these days, especially Anchorage’s Budget Advisory Committee. The committee is working on a strategy to use millions in federal funding unrelated to the stimulus package. How will this help our city, and how will the fate of bond proposals on the… Read More
Anchorage voters will be asked to decide on two bonds for school additions and renovations when they go to the polls on April 7th. Join us for an in depth look at Propositions one and two today on Community Forum.
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