By Dori Cranmore RN, Holistic Health Practitioner - Read More
Hawthorn is known as the ‘heart herb’ for its many benefits as a heart tonic. Traditional use of hawthorn berries has been confirmed by German studies to strengthen and normalize the heartbeat, prevent and reduce heart arrhythmias and guard the heart against oxygen deficiency.
Contributed by Carmen Summerfield - Read More
On a recent trip to Amsterdam, I visited the 7th annual Amsterdam Light Festival, which happens every year, December through January. This festival is a showplace for contemporary international artists, architects and designers to display their unique sculptures with light.
Contributed by Richard Estelle - Read More
When most people think of a saw, they envision a tool for cutting wood, metal, or employed by a butcher for cutting meat. However, in our Museum collection, we have a saw used by farmers for cutting haystacks.
Contributed by Jeff Hewitt - Read More
Children, all children, are our future. The investment we make in them will be revealed in the way society values them in the future.
Contributed by Emelia Vigil - Read More
Congratulations to the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault’s Volunteer Attorney of the Month, Jon Marc Petersen!
Contributed by Cheryl Homme - Read More
Lorraine “Lorie” M. Kirker died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Houston, Alaska on January 18th, at the age of 75.
Contributed by Sara Buie - Read More
Join us as we celebrate with the groovy style of the 60’s & 70’s. March 9th, 2019 from 5-7pm, at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center (Turf Side) in Wasilla.
Contributed by Angie Lewis - Read More
This sweet girl might be a Lab/Spaniel mix, but really, we are just guessing at that. She is about 13 or 14 weeks old and has had a rough start in life.
Contributed by Kelleigh Orthmann - Read More
Love in a pretty package. That's Anley. She's a soft, silky, ebony girl with a chocolate ruff and an adorable face. She’s a slim, trim, little girl, and full of affection. She is maybe 7 years old.
Contributed by Todd Farnsworth, Owner of Wood & Wire Guitars & Music - Read More
To make a short story long, winter is harsh enough on your instruments. Why would you leave your precious baby in the car? Things shrink up, cracks happen (both superficially and the wood itself), glue joints become brittle and likely to pop. Not to mention the ever-present possibility of theft.
Contributed by Sarah Viola - Read More
A loved one looking at dementia and its symptoms from the outside has a much different perspective on the disease than a person who is living with it.
Contributed by Robert Griffin, Senior Education Research Fellow, Alaska Policy Forum & Bethany Marcum, M.S., Executive & Policy Director, Alaska Policy Forum - Read More
Statistics for literacy amongst Alaskan children are dismal. Alaska’s K-12 education system has arguably the worst student outcomes in the nation in the fundamental task of teaching children to read by the all-important age of nine.
Contributed by David Jenkins - Read More
After an interminable slumber,
I rolled over to my side
And lazily opened my eyes…
Contributed by Anthony Delarm - Read More
In this article, I will try to make this complex world as simple as possible. As always, anyone should do their research before making any changes that will affect their health.
Contributed by Steve Behnke - Read More
Peggy is survived by her husband, Mel, and her children, Steve (Larri) of Juneau; Dan, of Timonium, MD; Jean (Ron), of Longview, WA; and Melissa (David), of Palmer. She has seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren…
Contributed by Michael Consalo - Read More
As a musician, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve spent several hours, hauling equipment, setting up microphones, practicing, and dialing in sound for a 4-hour gig. These gigs are fun, but long, and require equipment, which costs money.
Contributed by Scott R. Laney JR. - Read More
I used to work on the drilling rigs making over $100,000 a year, working 2 weeks on, 1 week off. On February 6th, 2014, I got ready for work.
Contributed by Charice Chambers - Read More
Kate Wattum was about to retire and was looking for something to do in her next life phase that would be exciting, entertaining and helpful to the community. Several years before, she had purchased both sheep and alpacas for her farm.
Contributed by Melissa Keefe - Read More
Palmer, Alaska – The Alaska State Fair invites Alaska high school students to apply for a 2019 Fair scholarship. The Fair will award $6,000 in scholarships to five students this year.
Contributed by David Eastman - Read More
This week will go down in infamy in Alaska. If we are unlucky, it will also make its way into the story of Alaska that people outside Alaska tell each other about Alaska.