Alaskans who’ve watched the disintegration of a nylon tent pitched too long under an intense, sub-Arctic sun or witnessed a plastic cargo toboggan for their snowmachine or a dogsled destroyed by […]
Sixty-three years ago, oil made Alaska. Now, as global markets retract, the time appears to be approaching to wonder if oil will unmake the 49th state. Ignore the millions of dollars being […]
SOMEWHERE OVER THE NORTHWEST – From 35,000 feet above Washington state – or, God forbid, the same altitude above the U.S. East Coast or Europe or India for that matter – it […]
News Analysis The United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) has issued its annual report on who got the fish of the 49th state, and the winner is? Outside fishing interests.
From Kokhanok on Iliamna Lake in the heart of the land of opposition to Alaska’s Pebble Mine, 58-year-old Gary Nielsen has a unique perspective on the simmering war over salmon habitat that […]
On the day the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations publicly revealed its special report warning of an impending global-warming catastrophe, the daily temperature in Alaska’s largest city […]
As yet another warm Gulf of Alaska storm slammed into the 49th state’s urban underbelly on Tuesday, pushing temperatures to near 40 degrees on the slopes of the Chugach Mountains above […]