Chamber debate turns into lecture against minimum wage hike

...of Commerce CEO Cathie Roemmich said the group invited Ed Flanagan, a former state of Alaska Labor Commissioner and co-founder of the Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage, to speak but he cancelled last week. The Chamber then attempted to get Tom...
Fall Arts Preview

...interdisciplinary design and publishing group.April 6-8: Robert Wong, designer, New York CityRobert Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Google Creative Lab, where he develops engaging campaigns that showcase how Google products are an...
Heritage coffee stand robbed

...second time in 40 years one of the drive-thru Heritage Coffee stands has been robbed, said Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. Founder and President Grady Saunders. The last time was almost exactly a year ago when a man robbed the drive-through stand...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome moving in the right direction.""We're at the beginning of a grand experiment," said Dave Rheins, CEO and co-founder of the Seattle-based Marijuana Business Association."We're taking baby steps, but we're doing it in a consensus-building...
Eagle River author pens new book, 'Cold Spell' the distance two eagles float across the sky.Vanasse, an accomplished writer with over 10 books to her name and co-founder of 49 Alaska Writing Center, moved to Eagle River from Anchorage two years ago with husband Mike Ferency.Her latest...
Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

...excited about it as Americans, says Mike Hinkley, co-founder of San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. " an exciting prospect for us," said Stone CEO and co-founder Greg Koch, who announced the overseas expansion plans...
FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless due to changes in TV viewing habits

...well in the overnight numbers with 2.99 million and increased to 4.73 million within three days.Robert Seidman, co-founder of the TV by the Numbers website, said FX's move is partly a publicity stunt. Overnight numbers still solidly represent...
Summer books roundup

...Highway. FICTION"Cold Spell" by Deb Vanasse. (University of Alaska Press, August 2014)Written by Deb Vanasse, co-founder of 49 Writers, this coming-of-age novel focuses on a mother and her two daughters who have moved from the midwest...
Today in history

...Hills, California, at age 75. Richard Bloch (cq), co-founder of H&R Block, the world's largest tax preparer...Dawson, a longtime Grateful Dead collaborator and co-founder of New Riders of the Purple Sage, died in San Miguel...
Good Reads: Summer vacation edition

...Mapson's "Owen's Daughter" (picking up where "Blue Rodeo" left off); and ? "Cold Spell" by 49 Writers co-founder Deb Vanasse, the story of a woman obsessed by a glacier.All absorbing reads for different reasons but all with...


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