Courtesy of the Anchorage School District on Carpooling/transportation:
At this time the District does not have specific carpooling information for neighborhoods. We recommend connecting within your neighborhood school to coordinate carpooling and other resources. A good place to start could be calling your school. Thank you for your patience during this time, we know this is impacting our families and hope for this to be a temporary situation.
I knew about Gary Holthaus, founding director of the Alaska Humanities Forum, long before I met him. However, I didn’t realize or appreciate how much he’d accomplished in his life — and the strong Humanist values he held — until after we became friends.
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And the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is holding a memorial service for Gary H. soon…It’s coming up at 10 AM on August 21st… You can Zoom in by going to the AUUF website, or go in person to the church building at 2824 E 18th.
KTOO: Alaska hunting guide serving 6 months in prison for ‘multi-year wildlife crime spree’; Ironman Alaska athletes likely spent millions while they were in Juneau; Ballot measure to defund Ketchikan’s library over drag queen storytime certified for Oct. 4 election and more ->
KYUK: Housing residents wake to an overnight fire that killed 3 and destroyed 2 apartments and more ->
Alaska Native News: Husband of UAA’s Christina Jackson Arrested on Murder Charges Thursday; Historic Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact becomes Law; Interior Department Announces Next Steps for Selection by Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veterans on Millions of Acres of Federal Lands; HAARP to hold public open house Saturday, Aug. 27; This Day in Alaska History-August 12th, 1916 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Twenty-one year old from North Pole competes in American Ninja Warrior and more ->
Michael R Dougherty Anchorage Memories VIP Anchorage: Varsity Show Memories
Do you remember watching Anchorage’s Saturday teen TV dance program, The Varsity Show? Did you dance on the show? Did you work on the show?
From 1959, when the show was called “Chuck’s DJ Dance Party”, up to 1971, Anchorage teens could watch KTVA channel 11 on Saturday afternoons from about September to May of each year to see their friends dancing to the latest hits on Anchorage’s very own version of “American Bandstand” called, The Varsity Show.
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Recent release ‘Alaska Winter Miracle’ from Covenant Books author Annie B. Sullivan is an endearing tale of prayerful miracles for young readers that shares a story of a mother stranded in a storm while going into labor too early. When a team of rescue medics all pray over the mother and baby, miracles of faith prevail.
If you’re looking for some iconic Alaskan food, you may be thinking of our killer fresh seafood or sourdough bread. But many locals’ favorite grab-and-go meal? The delicious and mouth-watering reindeer dogs in Alaska. Topped with all of your favorites like cheese, onions, and even jalapeños, this classic Alaskan street food will have you coming back for more.