Adelyn Baxter, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Alaska businesses are facing another holiday season of pandemic problems, this time from shipping delays and price increases that are rippling across the national and international economy.
As the cold and dark part of our season settles in, join us for a discussion on Seth Kantner’s writing and other new Alaska author releases for winter reading.
With an estimated 75% of adult mental health problems developing before the age of 25, early and effective intervention is critical for a child’s future physical and emotional health. Volunteers of America Alaska works to fill in some of the resource gaps in Alaska.
With an estimated 75% of adult mental health problems developing before the age of 25, early and effective intervention is critical for a child’s future physical and emotional health. Volunteers of America is an...
Fifty years ago, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act established regional and village corporations throughout the state. In the second of our three-part discussion of ANCSA, we’ll speak with corporate executives about the economic and cultural impact the corporations have on not just Alaska Native lives, but on all Alaskans.
Fifty years ago this December, Alaska Native leaders joined forces with national lawmakers to create legislation that ensured certain native land rights in our state. How has that legislation evolved over the decades? What does the next generation of Alaska Native leaders think of it?
Queer and trans youth are at increased risk of homelessness across the nation. In Alaska, limited resources compound the problem, and that makes it more likely young people will become chronically homeless. How are advocates working to address the shortfalls?
Now that the COVID vaccine is approved for children ages 5 to 11, a lot of parents are having tough but good discussions with each other and their children, so what should you do? Alaska's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink answers your questions.
In Alaska, the overwhelming need for mental health resources is growing, but the capacity for care is stretched thin.
Now that they're back in the classroom, the long term impacts of virtual learning and social isolation are making themselves known. Teachers are reporting issues with learning loss, with students falling behind where they should be academically, and behavior.
In her new book, From Survive to Thrive, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Psychiatrist Dr. Margaret Chisolm details evidence-based principles that help people living with mental illness not only improve their well being but flourish in their lives.
International and national shipping delays are rippling down the supply line to Alaska. What’s causing the issues, and what does it mean for consumers and businesses in our state?
As the pandemic drags on, the cracks in Alaska’s health care infrastructure are becoming more apparent. Still, it’s hard for those not working the front lines each day to imagine what it’s really like for doctors, nurses and staff.
The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act is 50 years old in December and the economic effect of the Native Corporations ripples across the state, representing an increasingly larger piece of the state’s economy and jobs.
Trauma is taking a serious toll on health care workers across the country. The constant exposure to death, and the sense of powerlessness that comes from watching patients die alone, has caused a spike of resignations and staffing shortages that only heightens the stress and pressure felt by those who remain on the front lines.
Filmmaker Alexis Sallee hopes people who visit the Anchorage Museum can learn and find comfort in the exhibit, knowing that there is a place for LGBTQ+ people in Alaska Native culture.
Permanent Fund Dividends will arrive soon, but the plan to pay for them going forward hasn’t materialized. Legislators have yet to agree on a solution, despite starting a fourth special session and a list of recommendations made by a bipartisan working group this summer.
In his latest book, Cold Mountain Path, Alaska author Tom Kizzia chronicles the ghost town era of McCarthy, the tiny community nestled in the Wrangell Mountains. It’s available online and in bookstores starting Tuesday.
The authors of American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society argue that the cure for Alzheimer's Disease will not be found in pharmaceuticals but in our ability to live our lives in a way that promotes positive Brain Health.
In his newest book, longtime Alaska writer Tom Kizzia explores the history of McCarthy, digging into the bygone days of the tiny community nestled into Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Cold Mountain Path explores forgotten stories of mining, homesteading and loss.