Category: Commentary

Word control

What a week in Alaska journalism, and it’s only Thursday. First we get the KTVA cowboys staking out an aggressive mama moose on the Glenn Highway bike path for more than an […]

Copy and ink

They laid Jim Macknicki to rest on Thursday. He was a man who spent most of his adult life doing the most thankless job in journalism with devotion and integrity. I knew him […]

Be afraid

    A new study of cyclists riding the bike paths and streets of London found almost three out of four regularly worry motorists are out to kill them.    One can […]

Plugging in

News analysis Hard though this might be to believe in Alaska – where the single-engine Super Cub aircraft that ended production almost a quarter century ago remains a cherished form of transportation […]

Misery

BROAD PASS – The precipitation was falling as slush on Friday, April 27, and it was hard not to think of Chris McCandless, Alaska’s most famous nobody, as the SUV sped south […]

Save a life

Alaska “Mushing Mortician,” Scott Janssen, and pathologist friend Jim Lanier are now fully recovered from their near-death experience of March, and the 2018 Alaska Iditarod Trail Sled Dog seems already ancient history. […]