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Deadly crash

This story has been updated A highly experienced Alaska small-plane pilot and former Alaska State Trooper now working for the Alaska Region of the National Park Service died Monday along with the […]

Lost in time

Two veterans of Alaska’s first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race – men who did not meet until two years ago despite being almost neighbors – are teaming to try to track down […]

Cash cows

Almost 3 million people visited Alaska’s national parks and preserves last year, and if a new study out from the National Park Service can be believed, they were worth $678.02 per head […]

OTJ assault

For the second time in three years, a journalist has been assaulted on the job in Alaska, but this time the victim says she doesn’t think she was the intended target. Radio […]

Propagandists

The Russians are not to blame for this country’s fake news problem. It’s the damn old folks. “On average, users over 65 shared nearly seven times as many articles from fake news […]

The fun begins

After dismal, back-to-back starts to Alaska’s season of the salmon in 2017 and 2018, there appear to be 2019 reasons for 49th state fishermen to be optimistic. Or should that be 25,523 […]

Northern fitness

Despite being dragged down by Anchorage’s lack of sidewalks and its disconnected network of multi-use/bike trails, Alaska’s largest city scores big in the American Fitness Index just released by American College of […]

Metabolic theory

A sweeping study of marine phytoplankton has brought into question the idea that global ocean productivity is declining because of climate change. Swiss scientists who claim to have completed “the first analysis […]