Letter: After plane crash, a hopeful recovery

...Mackowiak's recovery after a plane crash south of Haines on Nov. 4, continues to inspire, with wonder and amazement, the grace of God and His mercies as well as the compassion and love of His people. I call her my Lazarus girl. Like Lazarus, she is not only...
My Turn: Our search for villains and heroes

...Thoreau wrote, "it seems as if I were more favored by the gods than they."Yes, Thoreau's personality was villainous...We're not supposed to worship real life heroes. They're not gods, and we don't want to be reduced to a cult. As Allison suggests...
Living & Growing: Give thanks, always

...Christ.Pausing to reflect on the blessings God has given me is something I first learned...thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus." That...thankful for. If nothing else, I can thank God for his presence and provision in my life...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...good intentions. I have had several serious discussions with God over the years."Grandpa Tom Ukas would say that the things...would make you strong."I came to the point where I would ask God how strong I had to be before I keep getting these lessons...
To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...addition to eventual pie filling). The entire cast opens the second act with perhaps the musical's most demanding number, "God, That's Good," in which the people of London-specifically the underclass people of London-become enamored of Mrs. Lovett's...
Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...years, the church has tried to walk a delicate tightrope of becoming more gay-friendly while holding onto its belief that God intended marriage to be exclusively between a man and a woman. Leaders gave multiple speeches preaching a "fairness for all...
Nation and World
On Writing: Paragraphs

...that are composed of what my undergraduate American literature prof once described as a "dense Germanic sentence structure" (God bless you, Denis Murphy, wherever you are)-sentences where only after all the dependent clauses are done, after all the...
Pure Sole: There will be snow

...They are both highly educated.Now, on the other hand, Gandalf can communicate with moths and eagles and unleash some god-like power when he needs to smite a Balrog."The general outlook is that we have a better than normal chance to be warmer...
Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. - Invoking "God's authority," a county clerk denied...imprisoned for their faith and rescued by God.But the couples' lawyers asked that she...lesbian issue. It is about marriage and God's word," her statement said.Her critics...
Nation and World
Review: 'Exodus' plagued by casting, script issues

...and now with Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods & Kings." The resurrection is partly to...action-film combatant who's less a conduit for God than a strong-minded individual whose...the deity who secretly appears to him. (God is seen here as an impatient child, played...


  • 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