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Center for Safe Alaskans awards Anchorage international “Safe Community” reaccreditation

May 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release from Center for Safe Alaskans To view all Anchorage Safe Community accreditations, click here: 1998 Anchorage Safe Community certificate 2011 Anchorage Safe Community certificate 2018 Anchorage Safe Community certificate Anchorage, AK – After two decades of working to prevent injuries across Alaska, the Alaska Injury Prevention Center is …

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Snow piles a winter wonderland? Not so fast

Snow piles a winter wonderland? Not so fast By Beth Verge | Posted: Wed 7:33 AM, Jan 25, 2017 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – It may feel like you’re walking in a winter wonderland with so many massive snow piles scattered around Anchorage, but despite the attraction to a snow-made playground, those piles can also pose potential dangers. A drastic example of …

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Highest incidence of impaired driving is during December

Highest incidence of impaired driving is during December By KTUU Staff | Posted: Wed 4:44 AM, Dec 21, 2016 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Icy roads, a holiday season in full swing and many days before the sun is up longer than it’s down: All contributing factors to December being one of the most dangerous months of the year for anyone driving …

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Pedestrian safety highlighted in Alaska’s darkest months

Pedestrian safety highlighted in Alaska’s darkest months By Josh Edge, APRN – Anchorage – December 5, 2016   As the winter solstice approaches and daylight hours are short in Alaska, public safety, medical groups and other Alaska businesses are calling attention to pedestrian safety. Marcia Howell, executive director of the Alaska Injury Prevention Center, said there are lots of …

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