Latest Anchorage, Alaska Stories

2013-06-02 23:16:36

Anchorage-based PenAir and volunteer pilot organization Angel Flight West have teamed up to provide air transportation for residents of Alaska who need to travel to access health care treatment. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 For more than thirty years, Angel Flight West (AFW) has been arranging non-emergency air transportation so people in need can access health care and other essential services without cost to qualified passengers. In the eleven Lower-48 states that AFW serves, volunteer pilots in...

2013-05-24 23:26:21

Commissioner Sullivan´s Keynote Presentation on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013, will Provide Insight into the Commercialization of North Slope LNG Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Infocast, the leading producer of cutting-edge business intelligence conferences and networking events in the oil and gas industry, is set to host the Alaska Oil & Gas Infrastructure & Development Summit next month in Anchorage on June 3-5, 2013. With over 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil and...

2013-05-15 23:24:00

Dr. Roland Torres´ appointment to Neurosurgery Clinical Director expands and strengthens ANMC´s patient services Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 15, 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 announced that Roland Torres, M.D., FAANS, FACS, has been appointed Clinical Director for the Department of Neurosurgery. In this role, the nationally recognized neurotrauma...

2013-05-07 23:21:50

DAT/EM Systems International has hired Patrick A Teagarden as Technical Support and UAS Specialist. Anchorage, Alaska, USA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 DAT/EM Systems International has hired Patrick A Teagarden as Technical Support and UAS Specialist. In 1982, Patrick Teagarden enlisted in the US Army as a SIGINT Intelligence Analyst and afterwards continued as a government contract UAV telemetry analyst. With the winding down of the Cold War, Teagarden returned to California where he started...

2013-02-01 23:03:48

Public invited to February forums to learn more and provide feedback on forest use and issues Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Chugach National Forest officials announced today the beginning of the first phase of a three year planning process to revise the 2002 forest plan under a new National Forest System Planning Rule. The forest plan provides direction for managing resources and activities such as recreation, fish and wildlife habitat, historic and sacred sites, vegetation,...

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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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