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My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

...research that helps Alaska's industries and communities to become more resilient in the face of real challenges facing Alaska right now: climate change, high energy costs, and daunting health and social problems. We are doing all of this even as...
'Shaped by the North: the influence of place on art

...Alaska's wilder places and "these spaces that we've created," he said.Moustakis said her goal "was to get Alaska right the way that my family has experienced it.""It is populated, and people have been here," she said. "It's...
Green gets Alaska right in "Wildlike"

Full disclosure: I'm in the credits of "Wildlike." I interviewed the producer when they were filming in Juneau in 2013 and wrote a preview of the film.
Searching for a light: The case for economic optimism as Alaska enters recession

...leave. "I certainly feel that way," Edwards said. "(My family) literally (has) four generations living in Alaska right now. To me, that matters."The state's aging population has another benefit. When the state government considered...
Army to slash Fort Richardson brigade by 2,600

...stationed in Alaska, we are reducing our nation's capabilities when responding to matters in Asia and the Arctic," Walker said. "We should be bolstering our military presence in Alaska right now, not making significant cuts to it."
Alaska 'right to die' bill proposed

JUNEAU - An Anchorage lawmaker introduced legislation Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with the help of a physician. Democratic Rep.
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A letter to Alaska reality TV producers

...popularity of Alaska reality television. According to there are 20 reality shows being developed in Alaska right now. Of course, you know this.At this point, I think you guys (you're mostly guys, right?) have run out of...
My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...putting it into foods. These products have been around for decades and are currently made without regulation all over Alaska. Right now, under marijuana prohibition, some folks use flammable solvents to make concentrates at home, but if concentrates...
Photo: U.S. Secretary of Labor visits Alaska

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, left, speaks as U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, right, listens during a roundtable discussion about employment opportunities for veterans in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, July 21...
Food Truck Friday finale

...offer so quickly. Instead of turning around and heading home to Africa, he decided to change his ticket and come to Alaska right away. He has a passion for spreading his music and culture and is excited to share it with those of us who are eager...


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