Local News

Please direct general media inquiries to:

Carrie Nyssen
Regional Director Advocacy & Air Quality Initiatives
American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific
(360) 883-3535

ALA in Alaska


American Lung Association “State of the Air 2015” Shows Alaska Air Quality Mixed


Novel Nicotine Delivery Devices: What Alaskans Need to Know!

Clean Air Challenge Sets Records in 30th Year

A 100% Smoke-Free Alaska:  ALA Strives to Turn Goal into Reality


New Tool for Lung Cancer Screening Assessment Could Save Lives

Flu Season Begins – American Lung Association Recommends Vaccination

American Lung Association Helps Students with Asthma Return to School

Alaska PrideFestival Goes Smokefree

American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD; Half Don’t Know They Have It

American Lung Association “State of the Air 2013” Report Finds Anchorage’s Air Quality Healthy and Fairbanks’ Air Failing

Alaska Has Mixed Results in Working to Reduce Tobacco Use


American Lung Association in Alaska Seeks Nominees for Breathe Easy Champion Award

American Lung Association’s Annual State of the Air Report Finds Mixed Air Quality Results in Alaska

Alaska Must Work Harder to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Disease and Death

January is National Radon Action Month 


Stacey Allison to speak at Breathe Easy Breakfast

November - Lung Cancer Awareness Month

American Lung Association Issues New Report to Highlight the Burden of Asthma on Hispanics

Medicaid Cuts Could Leave Thousands of Alaskans Facing Life-Threatening Health Challenges

Faces of Influenza Initiative Kicks Off in Alaska

American Lung Association in Alaska Stresses Back-to-School Checklist for Students with Asthma 

Alaska Scores Mixed Grades in American Lung Association's Annual State of the Air Report