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Oh crap

  If mountain climbers crap in the Alaska wilderness, does anyone notice? Only if the news leaks out. Then in the brave, new world of super-hyped jour-no-lism, look out. Advertisements

Fair-undrum

News analysis The commendable thing about humanity is that humans, at least many of them, believe in the fundamental, philosophical ideals of equality, justice and fairness. But what happens in a complex […]

Fish fight

The Senate Resource Committee spent hours Wednesday listening to Alaskans testify that a former member of the Board of Fisheries either brought a hint of fairness to an unfair government regulatory body […]

What truth?

In these post-truth times, it is interesting to ponder what would happen if these tenuously United States managed to create a society wherein truth wholly ceased to matter. What would be shape […]

The target

Yet again Alaska appears to be gearing up for a big fight focused on one of the state’s smallest commercial fisheries. The United Fishermen of Alaska, one of the most politically powerful […]

Fake news?

Alaska musher Katherine Keith, the spouse of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion John Baker of Kotzebue, now says a video of a crippled dog dragging itself around with its forelegs in […]

Journalicide

s   Alaska journalism is enjoying a good, old-fashioned, coming-out party as the mainstream media loses all pretense of objectivity under the crushing weight of the internet. Kevin Baird, a former legislative […]