Couple taps into passion for vinyl at Anchorage store

ANCHORAGE - On a dark January evening, the Black Keys' album "Brother" spun on a turntable inside the newly established Obsession Records shop off Tudor Road in Anchorage...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...prisons. Some states contract with private companies to run for-profit prisons like businesses - think "Orange is the New Black's" fictional Litchfield Penitentiary - and it's a controversial concept. "I haven't bought in on privatization yet...
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University of Alaska dedicates herb book to Fairbanks expert

...and pineapple sage.For Holloway, being in the class changed the way she cooked."She can take a cardboard box of dried black bean soup mix and make it into something gourmet," Holloway said.Fay and her discerning palate, Holloway said, could pick...
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 19

...Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting.1952 - The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments.1972 - Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers becomes the youngest player elected to the Baseball Hall...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015

...Jackie Robinson are elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Robinson, who broke baseball's racial barrier, is the first black to enter the Hall.1968 - The NBA awards expansion franchises to Milwaukee and Phoenix.1973 - George Foreman knocks out Joe...
Senators: Everything but taxes, PFD on table to fix budget

...waiting for Gov. Bill Walker's Thursday State of the Budget speech before creating a specific budgetary path back to the black, they said.An analysis of the state's budget situation released Monday by the nonpartisan Department of Legislative Finance...
State | AK legislature
Eaglecrest remains optimistic It's been really great to be open and to have a skiing product," he said. They opened the upper mountain, using Black Bear chairlift, for five days (though everyone had to sign a waiver before riding the slopes, due to the conditions.) Before...
On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...outer bark lie on top of the snow. Who dunnit? Not sapsuckers, because they are gone for the winter. Maybe three-toed or black-backed woodpeckers. Neither is common in our region - in fact, except for sapsuckers, woodpeckers are strangely uncommon...
Juneau Assembly considers diverting tobacco tax revenue to social services

...publicize the Feb. 2 Assembly meeting on the excise tax. White said she thinks a 300 percent increase in the tax will encourage a black market for cigarettes, and the city's revenue will actually decrease. It will also force smokers to make unpleasant decisions...
Sockeye marketers look to pink campaign

...Trident's Alaskan Whitefish Burger, Copper River Seafoods Zesty Grilled Cod Portions, Kodiak's Pickled Willies with Smoked Black Cod Tips, and several offerings from C&H Classic Smoked Fish and Tilgners Specialized Smoked Seafoods of Ninilchik, last...


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