Our Community

In today's Our Community segment, Loren Dixon highlights upcoming events taking place throughout Anchorage. 

August 1: The Stone Soup group invites the community to those who have made significant contributions to children with special needs in Alaska. The Annual Family Community picnic is a free event from 1 - 3 Pm at the Kincaid Park Chalet. For more information, visit:

In today's Our Community segment, Loren Dixon highlights important matters that are happening in South Central Alaska. 

There is a new Federal Subsistence Management Regulations book. The new booklet can be  picked up at Federal Land management offices and can be requested by contacting the office at

July 16: The Cook Inlet Coast Guard evaluates the citizens advisory Council. Public comments are now be accepted at the federal website, and is lasting until July 16th.

Danny Preston speaks with CEO of thread, Stephanie Berglund, and Senator Bill Wielechowski. The organization, thread, is a statewide childcare resource and referral network. thread provides services to families, including free childcare referrals. Save the date for an upcoming signature thread event, the 8th annual  Book Party in the Park! The party is August 14th from 4 - 7 PM and celebrates early literacy and promotes free family fun. For more information, visit:

Loren Dixon filling in for Danny Preston on today's Our Community Segment. Upcoming events happening in Our Community include:

June 21st: The 6th Annual Tribal Celebration & Health Fair.  Saturday, June 21st,  11:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. It will take place in Raven Hall at the Alaska State Fair Grounds in Palmer, Alaska.

Danny Preston speaks with representative Geran Tarr about the 6th Annual Mountain View Street Fair! The street fair will include activities such as a whacky hair, face painting, giveaways, and much more! Be sure to attend next Saturday from 12:00 - 4:00 PM at Clark Middle School.

  Danny Preston speaks with Luis Palau about the upcoming Love Alaska Festival. The event will be held June 7-8 in the Cuddy Family Midtown Park by the Anchorage Loussac Library and admission is free! For more information, visit:

Danny Preston speaks with Sandy Harper, owner of Cyrano's Theatre Company! This Friday, June 6th, 7:30 PM at the ACPA Discovery Theatre there will be a very special benefit for Cyrnano's. For more information, visit:

Danny Preston speaks with Victoria Clark, (executive director at Trustees for Alaska) and Shannyn Moore. The organization is a non-profit environmental law firm that was set up in 1974 to be the legal arm for the conservation community. Many issues have occurred within the past few years, and Trustees for Alaska has served as the voice for the environment. Tonight Constitutional Convention Delegate Vic Fischer & award-winning broadcaster Shannyn Moore talk article VIIII  at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center's Auditorium at 7:30pm. For more information, visit:


  Danny Preston speaks with Joshua Franks about the Native Men's Wellness Program. This program was formed 3 years ago to promote healthy living. An upcoming workshop, You Are a Warrior, will be May 29th at 8 a.m.-5 p.m., located in the Gathering Room at the SCF Ahklun Mountains Building (4501 Diplomacy Drive). For more information or to sign up, contact Native Men's Wellness Program Coordinator Shon Stewman at (907) 729-5208.

Danny Preston speaks with Shea Lowery about Alaska Children & Family! The organization provides services to the youth whom have had traumatic experiences. Services include residential psychiatric treatment, community based programs and treatment foster homes offer the structure, care and expertise to help young people facing significant challenges build strong, positive, healthy lives.

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