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First president to enter the Arctic

...the Inupiaq tribe, was raised here and said she's seen the effects of climate change firsthand."We live out in Bush Alaska. The cost of living here is very high. We live off the land," she said. "But we still live by our culture...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...Kull was 62 and retired when she came to Alaska, but led an adventurous second career, frequently traveling around bush Alaska by any number of unconventional means. She notably started the first accredited day care center in Alaska and created...
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...In between some of these appointed roles, Smith served as an elected official, too. After her experiences in Bush Alaska, she felt she could represent rural Alaskans' interests better than others had, so she told her mentor, Miller...
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Rearden's 'Raven' continues its literary journey

...Yup'ik village, describes what might happen if a modern version of those devastating historical epidemics were to hit Bush Alaska. Without giving too much away: It ain't pretty, particularly since you can't write it off as implausible.Rearden's...
Pickett to lead final symphony concerts this weekend

...years."Juneau Symphony was one of the main reasons my husband and I moved to Juneau six years ago. After 15 years in Bush Alaska, I was eager to play in a symphony again, and Juneau's community-based symphony seemed like the perfect vehicle...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...aftermath. Alternating scenes provide relief from the wasteland and provide insight into the pre-plague world of Bush Alaska where two young teachers, very much in love, headed expecting adventure but instead find horror. ? "Legend of...
Alaska Editorial: Gov. Parnell's decision reignites subsistence battle

...doesn't pass muster in the real world.The rural preference made sense then and makes sense now. Those who live in Bush Alaska are, by and large, most dependent on Alaska's fish and game, regardless of race or heritage. But for Alaska Natives...
Five Good Reads

...bus arrives at the landing 60 miles upriver from Fairbanks and all these hippies come spilling out into pre-pipeline Bush Alaska."Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides Don't let the title fool you. This isn't some British drawing room snoozer...
Tribal courts fight to establish authority

...battle will be fought in courts."This is the dance we're at. People know people need these types of justice out in Bush Alaska, but are we going to have to litigate our way through this?" she asked. "Remember, tribes were doing a lot of...
Aging DC-6 gets new skin, new nose, new job in Bush

...DC-6 airplane has been carefully reconfigured by a team of 40 workers so it can take on a new role - carrying fuel to Bush Alaska. Mechanics spent the last 14 months restoring and refitting the four-engine veteran to Federal Aviation Administration...


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