Category: 907 Updates

Alaska Info

Rasmuson Foundation August 22, 2016

In the second quarter of 2016, Rasmuson Foundation made 51 Tier 1 awards for a total of $1,030,771. A list of awards by region is attached to today’s post.

Rasmuson Foundation: More than $1 Million in Tier 1 Grants Announced

Campbell Airstrip August 22, 2016

Less than 2 miles from home.

Markiewicz urged anyone who saw something suspicious overnight Sunday to call police at 907-786-8900, noting that the body’s location in oncoming traffic suggests it wasn’t there for long — and that there may have been witnesses soon after the crime.

Chris Klint: Police close Campbell Airstrip Road due to death investigation

Chanel Your Inner Stevie Nicks: Be A Gold Dust Woman

Emily Fehrenbacher: Are you an Alaska female who wants to gold mine on TV? Marty Raney has a job for you.

Congratulations Jordyn Baker!

Congratulations to Jordyn Baker, Culinary arts instructor Kellie Puff , and the King Career Center

Jordyn Baker, Alaska teen wins national baking competition


King Career Center




Problems and Corrections?

Do you have any familiarity with these programs and how well do they work?

Is this a proactive, reactive and most importantly an effective community policing idea?   Maybe folks could sit in a circle and sing of romance, harmony and brotherhood.  Then when that doesn’t work as planned,  the hard-ass SWAT, Delta folks can explain reality.


Devin Kelly: Former Anchorage Assemblyman Paul Honeman hired in new police position

University Sports: The costs and benefits for all?

Colleges can not support themselves and provide quality education for all students.  What guidelines are used to determine necessity and how many students benefit?


Beth Bragg, Doyle Woody University budget report puts Alaska college hockey in crosshairs



Beware The Cosmic Light Bulb August 19, 2016

There’s a fine balance between working to define ourselves without our old roles and thinking too much about ourselves. A fine line between autonomy and pushiness. If life is a constant story of error, correction, and resolution to do better, I guess there’s more of the same in my Third Third. Yup.


Our Third Thirds Beware the Cosmic Light Bulb


South Anchorage Farmers Market – Saturday

9 am – 2 pm

@ Subway/Cellular One Sports Centre

(the corner of Old Seward and O’Malley)

South Anchorage Farmers Market – Saturday

Angela Gonzalez, Athabascan Woman Blog: Self-inflicted wounds

Here is my #‎SSSVEDA video today where I’m focusing self-inflicted wounds – the mistakes you make and how you learn from them.

#SSSVEDA stands for Savvy Sexy Social Vlog Every Day in August. It is a challenge to make a video every day for a month. I want to learn the ropes to using a camera to make a connection with you!

I’m focusing self-inflicted wounds – the mistakes you make and how you learn from them.

Angela Gonzalez, Athabascan Woman Blog


Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation by Aisha Tyler



Qatar’s $25,000 Grant to Alaska’s Domestic Violence Shelter Improvements Program

Difference between a Donation and a Grant

The Grant is from the people, not his Excellency, and what strings are attached?

Courtesy of The Rasmuson Organization:

His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari, Qatar’s Ambassador to the United States, today announced a $25,000 grant from the people of Qatar to the Domestic Violence Shelter Improvements Program administered by the Alaska Community Foundation.

From the people, not his Excellency and what strings are attached?

His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari DV Grant of $25,000-