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UAF innovation breaks down PFAS chemicals

The new technology has the potential to break down the persistent PFAS chemicals, which are found in many consumer products and are thought to cause adverse human health effects.

Yukon aims to sell renewable power to Skagway cruise ships

It could be a win-win. The Yukon territory could turn a profit on their surplus, cruise ships could green up their local image, and Skagway might enjoy better air quality near the port.

In severely overcrowded housing market, a Nome resident finds a creative solution

The rooms are furnished with beds, a lamp, and shelves. The kitchen is stocked with the essentials like bags of flour, sugar, coffee, and tea.

Following flu season spike, Anchorage public health officials on track to quadruple immunizations

The municipal health department worked with the Anchorage School District to host dozens of free public immunization clinics at schools throughout the city.

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.

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