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Dividend amount double from last year

...the Pick.Click.Give. program had 26,850 applicants go online and pledge approximately $2.8 million to 511 nonprofit groups. That's the highest total since the program began six years ago.The permanent fund has seen a 71 percent increase...

...enema bottle. Four hours later, Duff said she felt good enough to get up and go for a walk.Today, Duff runs a nonprofit group, the Fecal Transplant Foundation, which aims to raise awareness of the procedure and help patients. Duff says she...

...people often could tell each other's tribal affiliation simply from the design of their shoes, according to the nonprofit group Native Languages of the Americas.Observers say the Rock Your Mocs campaign is helping to fuel a resurgence of Native...

...links to the Internet through a local wireless provider, sort of like a cellphone version of Skype or magicJack.One nonprofit group backing the system, Rhizomatica, says it could be a model for other isolated indigenous villages around the world...
Op-ed: Our salmon deserve better

...policy calls needed to avoid them.Bob Shavelson is the Executive Director of Cook Inletkeeper, a community-based nonprofit group that works to protect salmon habitat and water quality throughout the Cook Inlet watershed.
Boatloads of benevolence

...ANCHORAGE -The Alaska Fishing Industry Relief Mission Inc. had good news from Japan just in time for Thanksgiving. The nonprofit group raised more than $375,000 for tsunami relief efforts in 2011. This summer, Canadian Linda Ohama helped the group...
Kenai Mountains heritage area seeks public input

...hall. Johnson said that projects can come forward from any community organization, whether its a public entity, nonprofit group or other organization. Once a community applies, the area's board of directors considers the application, and...
Survivor of McCarthy massacre killed in fatal fire remembered as hero

...into complete ruin. The mine facility has since been purchased by the federal government in a deal promoted by a nonprofit group that had Richards on its board of directors. On March 1, 1983, only two people were living at Kennicott: Richards...
What is a charter school?

...independent board and given greater freedom over budgets, hiring and purchasing, charter schools can be opened by nonprofit groups, churches, parents, groups of teachers and school districts. Many charter schools specialize in helping children...
Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors

...fellow public health nurse, Bonnie Betley, to established Friends of the Homer Health Center about 10 years ago. The nonprofit group raises money used to purchase educational materials. A March of Dimes grant paid for books on genetics. Another...


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