Family feud

Tuesday on “As the Iditarod Turns:”  The Seaveys, the first family of Alaska dog mushing, strike back at the Schandelmeier/DeNures and accuse a former dog handler of being an animal-rights infiltrator. First, […]

Problem solved

Commentary Under attack from four-time Iditarod champ Dallas Seavey, who was found to have four doped dogs in his team this year, the once-fan-friendly Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has apparently given […]

Shifting seasons

November brought winter like weather to coastal Alaska at last, ending another October of the new-normal. The National Weather Service in Anchorage reported up to four inches of snow turning in places […]

PETA wrong

  An investigation by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough into an animal-care complaint filed by People for the Ethic Treatment of Animals (PETA) has cleared the kennel of four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race […]

Prelude to war

A news analysis The mayor of Kenai, Alaska is “extremely disappointed” with the Alaska Board of Fisheries, and the mayor of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough less than pleased but “satisfied” with the Board’s big […]

Pipe dream

Only a day after the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation blasted bad Alaska press as the problem threatening construction of the 49th state’s longest-lived pipe dream, a high-profile analyst of global markets dumped […]