As the Alaska state House and Senate prepare to sit down to reconcile budgets that take a blood-sucking mosquito bite out of state spending but nonetheless continue the dangerous and eventually doomed […]
Another of the authors of the Alaska Constitution, one of a generation of Alaskans who looked always forward and seldom back, former Lt. Gov. Jack Coghill has died at the age […]
THIS STORY WAS UPDATED ON SEPT. 28, 2016 While Alaska Gov. Bill Walker was in Asia chasing a natural gas pipeline dream last week, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott journeyed to the small […]
Joe Panacea lives in Texas, or is it Oklahoma? He flies to Alaska once a month, or is it every two weeks? He (or is it a she) pockets paychecks worth $100,000 […]
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 […]
FAIRBANKS — The deep cold of winter had settled in along the Chena River in the days before Christmas, locking the heart of Alaska’s only real Interior city in a deep freeze. […]