Tag: recession

Guns kill

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control have released their annual death report, and with that, firearms are again in the news in Alaska. “Alaska ranks number one in gun death rates,” KTUU.com, […]

Idit-a-bike back

Over the course of three months this year, German Nina Gässler learned about the worst of Alaska, pedaled a fat-tired bike across some of the prettiest of Alaska, and eventually experienced the best […]

Money flows

The high cost of doing government business in Alaska was outlined Wednesday in a report from the Alaska Policy Forum that showed nearly three-quarters of Anchorage Municipal employees are compensated to the […]

Fuzzy math

News analysis Alaska’s largest city was all a twitter on Saturday because a Delaware company operating a website called 24/7 Wall St. out of New York proclaimed Alaska the most dangerous state […]

Old fogies

  News analysis Alaska appears to be weathering its current recession much better than the big crash of the 1980s, according to the latest figures from the state Department of Labor, but […]