Latest Anchorage, Alaska Stories

2013-11-22 23:29:47

DAT/EM Systems International is pleased to welcome Tara Tate as Marketing Coordinator at their Anchorage-based headquarters. She joins DAT/EM—and Alaska—from California where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree from University of California at Santa Cruz with a major in Anthropology and a minor in History of Art and Visual Culture. She brings to DAT/EM strong experience in design, advertising, branding, sales, and market communication. Anchorage, Alaska, (PRWEB) November 22, 2013...

2013-08-26 23:02:58

Seven Alaskan Youth Heroes Receive $1,500 Scholarships, Recognition at the Alaska State Fair Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Alaska Communications, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska, announced its seven 2013 Summer of Heroes honorees on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. Corey Allen-Young joined Andy Coon, vice president and general manager, sales at Alaska Communications, and Alana Humphrey, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs – Alaska, to...

2013-08-24 23:01:45

AlarmSystemReport.com, a leading provider of independent, third-party information related to the home alarm industry, has released its picks for the best alarm companies in the state of Alaska. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 Home security is reported as a top priority for the majority of Alaska residents, as well as homeowners, renters, families and individuals throughout the country. Because of the importance of the topic, AlarmSystemReport.com created a system of ranking the top...

2013-07-25 23:19:40

Tickets now available for 90-minute, Fairbanks-based passenger train rides on September 15, newly added to NRHS convention activities. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Two afternoon train rides have been added to the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) convention in Alaska in September, giving local residents an affordable opportunity to experience the fun of rail travel. The 90-minute train rides will take place Sunday, September 15, and will depart the Alaska Railroad...

2013-07-03 23:04:17

Orthopedic Services Department benefits from expertise of Dr. David Hightower. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC), a leading hospital for Alaska Native and American Indian people and Alaska’s only Level II Trauma Center, recently appointed C. David Hightower, M.D., as the new Service Chief of Orthopedics. Hightower, a member of the Cherokee Nation, has worked at ANMC for the past year and brings a passion for treating Alaska Native and American...

2013-06-27 23:20:28

Dr. Patti Paris leads serious illness and injury care at Alaska’s only Level II Trauma Center hospital. ANCHORAGE, AK (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC), an acute and specialty care provider for Alaska Native and American Indian people, announced the appointment of Patti Paris, M.D., FACEP, MBA, as new Service Chief of the ANMC Emergency Department (ED). As a longtime member of the ANMC staff, Dr. Paris brings compassion, expertise and leadership to the care...

Latest Anchorage, Alaska Reference Libraries

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...

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