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Guns kill

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control have released their annual death report, and with that, firearms are again in the news in Alaska. “Alaska ranks number one in gun death rates,” KTUU.com, […]

Coming soon

The little noticed public transportation system in Alaska’s largest city appears on the verge of getting more attention than the managers of People Mover ever imagined. Think of a mobile version of […]

Alaska difference

An iced over Scott Hoberg after winning the Tuscobia Winter Ultra in Wisconsin in 2017 Interior Alaska-normal settled on an endurance race in northern Minnesota last week and almost overnight “Bold North,” […]

Fracturing media

The McClatchy Company – the California-based newspaper chain fondly remembered by some in Alaska as the owners of the Anchorage Daily News for 35 years before the Alice Rogoff-Alaska Dispatch News debacle […]

Moto-roulette

Sunny weather brought snowmachine riders out to play in Alaska’s Turnagain Pass over the weekend. Thankfully no one died in the tumble of human-triggered avalanches that followed.   The Chugach National Forest […]