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Four fires are being staffed in the Southwest Alaska Area, with one fire being demoted today. Cooler temperatures are persisting over the area. No lightning was detected and there were no new fire …

Nugget Creek Fire as of July 19, 2019. Download a PDF map here. The Nugget Creek Fire (#323), burning east of Fairbanks, is now approximately 18,115 acres. A reduction in acreage is due to more acc…

The Department of Veterans Affairs named Harvard Medical School professor Gil Alterovitz as its first director of artificial intelligence, putting him in charge of coordinating and building the agency’s AI research-and-development activities.

Temperatures are expected to moderate slightly today into the 70s in the Upper Yukon Zone, although wind gusts related to pressure changes are expected to cause wind gusts in the 20-30 mph range. S…

A map of active fires across Alaska on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Download a PDF version of this map. Fire behavior in the Tanana Zone was tempered by cloud layers on Friday. As a weather front appro…

COPPER CENTER, AK – Two lightning-caused fires continue to burn in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. The National Park Service is working with the Valdez-Copper River Area Division…

YESTERDAY: Northeastern portions of the fire in the Chickaloon Creek drainage received a significant amount of rain as thunderstorms moved across the fire area. Mystery Creek drainage and Upper Jea…

If you prefer you can watch this video on YouTube. To watch fireline and aerial footage of the fire subscribe to our YouTube Channel: Size: 21,309 acres Containment: 50% Personnel: 506…

Chalkyitsik Complex #466 (Tractor Trail 2 – #348, Frozen Calf Fire – #367, Bearnose Hill Fire – #407, and Tettjajik Creek #424) – 357,175 acres – 235 personnel are assigned to the complex Smoke rol…

Hess Creek Fire Map – 7/20/19 Crews observed minimal fire behavior today with only minor smoke drifting up from the interior. Thick cloud cover and high relative humidity prevented an increas…

Veterans at Bay Pines VA Healthcare System learn new ways of coping with anxiety and stress through observing and interacting with horses for recovery

Best known as the second person to walk on the moon during the historic Apollo 11 mission, Buzz Aldrin was also a highly decorated Air Force Veteran.

If you prefer to watch on YouTube click here: Subscribe to the Shovel Creek Fire Videos Channel For Insider Aerial and Fireline Videos – Channel #ShovelCreekFire Incident Meteorologist …

As you may have noticed if you tried to log on to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center or BLM Alaska Fire Service websites today, we are experiencing technical difficulties preventing access …

Understandably, there seems to be some confusion amongst the public regarding the campfire closure that was recently issued – and has since been rescinded – by the Alaska Division of Forestry…

McGrath Helitak Crewmembers Load Initial Attack Helicopter At Helibase. Photo: Mike McMillan – DNR Helitak firefighters from the McGrath Field Office have declared the Blackwater Creek Fire (…

Cooler weather and rainfall have decreased fire activity in some Alaskan communities, while dry and warmer temperatures continue to promote fire activity elsewhere across the state. There are curre…

-Evacuation Level Correction- Earlier today, Northern Rockies Team 6 announced the lifting of evacuation notices across the area. This was an error. McCloud, Perfect Perch and Martin neighborhoods …

The late Glenn McDole was honored with 13 medals on Friday, including the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Donnamay Brockbank, 62, died at St. Mark's Hospital in Millcreek on July 11, 2018, after undergoing surgery to remove a heart device.

July 19 Daily Update-Swan Lake FireDownload July 19 Smoke Outlook for Swan Lake Fire Download

If you prefer you can watch this video on YouTube. To watch fireline and aerial footage of the fire subscribe to our YouTube Channel: Size: 21,298 acres Containment…

Fire continues to exhibit extreme behavior in parts of the Upper Yukon Zone, which continues to be one of the warmest areas in the state, with relative humidity between 20-30 percent. Continued war…

Map of Tanana Zone Fires 7/19/19 For PDF version of this map, CLICK HERE. Four new lightning-caused fires were reported in the Tanana Zone on Thursday with the largest estimated at 225 acres. Two o…

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VA continues to improve its culture, and put Veterans and their families at the center of every process by implemented several patient experience programs.

Alaska’s employment was up an estimated 0.5 percent in June, or 1,700 jobs, from June 2018.

The Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with the Department of Defense to implement the first Women’s Health Transition Training. The program is an in-person and virtual course designed to

The earthquakes that hit southern California on July 4 and 5 gave us all reason to reflect on a natural disaster that infrequently makes headlines here in the U.S. A major seismic event occurring near several population centers is the sort of thing that many fear—but it’s also something insurers study constantly to make sure quake-impacted affected areas can recover and rebuild
Earthquakes and other natural…

Jerry Weaver struggled with substance abuse while trying to find his place in a post-service life. VA guided his recovery, gave him a second chance at life.

Put down your Pina Colada and step away from the pool. If you’re a retailer, now is the time to start planning for holiday shopping success.

Humana honored and recognized 100 Vietnam-era veterans in a pinning ceremony in Nampa Monday. "Nearly 200 people attended the Vietnam War Commemoration Pinning Ceremony at the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa. of those, 100 Vietnam War-era veterans were pinned and welcomed home," said Humana. Veterans who served on active duty in the U. S. Armed Forces between Nov. 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975, regardless of location, were eligible to participate in the ceremony.

Women Veterans are more likely than civilians to experience intimate partner violence (IPV). Dr. Katherine Iverson of VA Boston Healthcare System

At least 12 percent of preventable errors caused permanent disability or death, according to a review of studies involving over 300,000 patients.

We previously issued a legal update about Oregon's new commercial activity tax (the “CAT”). The Oregon legislature recently passed a bill amending...

The Nugget Creek Fire (#323) experienced gusty and erratic winds over the fire area yesterday afternoon (July 16) along with isolated thunder cells. The fire is approximately 19,000 acres based on …

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Rare video of orcas filmed in Mexico shows them toying with a stingray that eventually died, but was not eaten.