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Ex-service members plan to develop Interior Alaska community for homeless veterans

If all goes well, organizers hope to open the North Pole Vet Village within the next five years.

LISTEN: A growing number of Alaska kids have health insurance. Here’s why that’s good for adults, too.

About nine percent of Alaska children are currently uninsured — nearly twice the national average.

Solutions sought to ease conflicts over Southeast Alaska’s rising sea otter populations

Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska, breeding challenges for commercial fishermen in the region.
Hooper Bay. (Photo via Travis S./Flickr)

New domestic violence shelter coming to Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

The project, expected to open in January 2020, will shelter up to 12 women from Hooper Bay and the surrounding region.

How to keep teens safer? This Anchorage group says the solution starts with Friday nights.

Research illustrates the powerful positive impact regular extracurricular activities can have on teens' well-being.