While the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was this week suggesting states make bicycle helmets mandatory – an act that has been shown to discourage cycling – the Rand Corporation was calculating that […]
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday issued its analysis of why increasing numbers of bicyclists are dying on U.S. roads even though some – especially women – now don’t ride […]
Bakkafrost, a mid-tier salmon farming business in the remote Fareo Island, is reporting a third-quarter harvest of about 28 million pounds or – to translate that into Alaska terms – the […]
When Royal Dutch Shell, ConocoPhillips and other oil companies abandoned plans to drill for oil in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea three years ago, environmentalists took the news as a victory for the […]
Why is it so many spend so much time worrying about social media providing a platform for “fake news,” and so few if any seem concerned about the same media facilitating the […]
Yes, this might be a little hard to believe – and cat people might choose to argue – but scientists have concluded a dog could add years to your life. “Dog ownership […]
The director of Alaska’s largest outdoor group has labeled the first major road proposed in the state in decades the potential beginning of “a wilderness gated community” near the southern edge of […]
What a spooky week for news about news. First comes the Friday announcement that Facebook will launch a new headline-news site to push “deeply-reported and well-sourced” journalism from credible news organizations.
With the polar vortex up to Halloween tricks, Alaska’s largest city is surfing toward November on a wave of weather historically more like early September than late October. It has left some […]
Strange are the passions of humans in how they come and go. As a kid, I was a fishing nut. Couldn’t get enough. Almost every summer day, there was fishing somewhere. We […]