President Barack Obama has a problem, and his newfound friend from last summer — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker — just might have the perfect solution. Imagine a Republican-turned-Independent governor coming to the […]
A lot of people are going to die today. But don’t panic; you’re not about to read a new Unabomber manifesto or the twisted ramblings of someone about to go on a […]
Forty years ago, I surely wasn’t the only student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a shotgun in his dorm room. Was it legal? Who knows? Who asked?
Two months before it was first publicly revealed that Washington, D.C. lobbyist Jack Ferguson, a former aide to Sen. Ted Stevens and Rep. Don Young, had been hired by Gov. Bill Walker to […]
Raindrops were sprinkling Alaska’s largest city again Thursday, and suddenly the year-old climate-change speculation about Anchorage transforming into “a less sunny version of Seattle” wasn’t so funny.
The United States and Canada once shared one of the friendliest borders in the world. No more, it would seem.
Anyone who thinks Alaska’s current population of almost 800,000 people too big should be all down with Gov. Bill Walker’s plan to reintroduce the income tax, according to Forbes magazine.
Trust is a precious commodity. Once lost, it is difficult, often impossible, to regain. Friendships, marriages and business partnerships die when trust disappears. Many among the 40 to 50 percent of Americans […]
Wild animals still rarely prey on humans, but assaults by big-toothed, long-clawed critters are on the upswing in the developed world and if you are attacked odds are near 50-50 that you […]
The time has come to talk about the double-standard for wilderness search-and-rescue (SAR) that has existed in the state of Alaska for far too long.