Tag: Bill Merchant

Know nothin’

A long time has passed since Dick Griffith, a legendary Alaska outdoor adventurer now in his 90s, observed that “you young guys….eat too much and you don’t know nothin’.” As a journalist […]

Idit-a-grunt

On a comfortably warm Saturday in the urban comfort of Alaska’s largest city, the stars of the legendary Iditarod Trail staged their annual sled dog show for the cameras, the commentators, the […]

Not a Farewell Burn

Failed Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the tax-’em-till-they-bleed former Alaska governor who somehow morphed into a conservative lightening rod, has had one thing right for a long time now: “lamestream media.” Sad […]