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Last June 1, the country celebrated Alaska World Milk Day for the second time. Spearheaded by the Philippines’ leading milk company Alaska Milk Corporation, the celebration fulfilled its promise to be bigger and better than the fete last year, which gathered more than 3,000 participants in its fun run and raised the same number of milk products for the feeding program of Children’s Hour and its partner organizations.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Lost, blind dog finds way back to Alaska owners


Blind and alone in Alaska winter temperatures that dipped 40 degrees below zero Fahrenheit (-40 degrees Celsius), a lost 8-year-old Fairbanks dog wasn’t given much of a chance to make it home.

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Alaska inmates find identity in orchestra

In this Nov. 17, 2012, photo, Sarah Jane Coffman practices the viola with the Hiland Mountain Correctional Facility Orchestra in Eagle River, Alaska. After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, Sarah Jane Coffman, a founding member of the women's string orchestra at the prison in 2003, will debut as a citizen member when the two annual holiday concerts are held Dec. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Hoax prompts free tacos in Alaska town

A driver orders from the drive-thru menu at a Taco Bell restaurant in Richmond, Virginia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Residents of Bethel, Alaska, know from cable TV ads what the major fast-food chains offer: chicken at KFC, burgers at McDonald’s and tacos at Taco Bell.

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »