Refine Search

Letting one's life unfold

I was born years before the Civil Rights Movement. But the day I was born is historic, because a courageous Alaska Native woman appeared before the Alaska Legislature to speak...
Billy Frank Jr., tribal fishing activist, dies

...the 1960s, inviting observers to witness their sometimes violent arrests.Patterned after the sit-ins of the civil rights movement, the campaign was part of larger, nationwide movement for American Indian rights, including better schooling...
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...interviews and rare historic footage and photographs, this one hour film traces the remarkable story of Alaska's civil rights movement in a series of victories for citizenship," according to the film's website "The...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

...the American Revolution and Civil War, the struggle against overcrowding and poverty in New York tenements, the Civil Rights movement in the South, the Equal Rights movement of the '70s, the anti-nuke and anti-war protesters, and the graphic...
A Trip South: The curse of the gringo

...that you're not supposed to label and judge an individual based on his race or appearance. That's what the civil rights movement from our history books was all about. You know, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Elizabeth Peratovich. It seems...
Juneau holds 'Let Freedom Ring' ceremony

...transgender people, she said she's been inspired by the civil rights movement and its leaders."There have been a few times...she said."So I feel just a huge debt to the civil rights movement," she said.
Commission: Filed complaints increased 33 percent in 2012

...acquainting new agency executives because of his extensive institutional knowledge - said he wasn't aware of the civil rights movement in Alaska until Haley told him about it. He then researched it."I did not know it was such a vibrant history...
Coming soon: Books by Stephen King, Thomas Pynchon, Ann Patchett and more

...course, refers to the biblical tale, and Gladwell seeks out its lessons in modern-day cancer research, in the civil rights movement and elsewhere. (Oct. 1)"THE GOLDFINCH," by Donna Tartt. In the fall of 1992, the one book that had everybody...
Let's hope athletes take a stand in Sochi

...very least, every athlete should reflect on the example set by Smith, Carlos and Norman at the height of another civil rights movement - and the price they were willing to pay. Smith and Carlos were sent home from the Mexico City Games. Norman...
Folk fest kicks off Monday

...Smithsonian Archive of Folk Music in Washington D.C. while in high school. In college he became involved in he civil rights movement, and by 1970 was writing his own songs.He has released 15 albums of original material, as well as a collection...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback