Tag: Facebook

Bearlandia

The recalcitrant black bear brought to an end a day when too much time was wasted on Facebook engaged in discussions about bears. They focused mainly on protection: bells, air horns, flares, […]

Propagandists

The Russians are not to blame for this country’s fake news problem. It’s the damn old folks. “On average, users over 65 shared nearly seven times as many articles from fake news […]

Explosive question

When well-meaning Alaska lawmaker Geran Tarr decided to join the collective of state legislators around the country considering increases in the minimum-wage, she turned to her official Facebook page to open a […]

Dew point

Johnson Pass Trail – Aside from the noisy crunch of fat tires on rough, white pavement and the Paris-Roubaix-like bouncing of the bike at speed, the riding here Saturday on one of […]

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 […]

All cracked up

  Before ice-covered Portage Lake east of  Alaska’s largest city came alive this week, skater Paxson Woelber heard the ominous crack of a glacier near its head as did the acquaintance standing […]