| Feb 19, 2010
When Alaska achieved statehood, it did so during the civil-rights movement. Alaska's first black dentist set up shop in 1958, and the state's first African-American was elected to public office in 1964. Between those two events, in 1963 Carrs was the...
| Apr 8, 2010
Our Fund the Future scholarship winner this month comes from a town with a population smaller than her new science class at West High School. She's a typical teen with a lot of angst, but it seems most of that melts away when she thinks about home....
| Apr 21, 2010
Six Alaska veterans were finally put to rest at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery Wednesday.
An organization called the Missing in America Project has been collecting the unclaimed cremated remains of veterans that have been left in funeral homes --...
| May 9, 2010
The Alaska Veterans Affairs Healthcare System will open the doors to its new clinic in Anchorage Monday. Construction crews spent two years assembling the 183,000-square-foot, $76 million building.
The clinic, on North Muldoon Road near Elmendorf Air...
| May 10, 2010
Patients and staffers at Anchorage's veterans' clinic have waited two years for this day: the opening of their new building on North Muldoon Road.
The transition has been a juggling act at the old clinic on Debarr Road.
Last year the clinic served...