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Letter: Let's keep Sen. Begich

...TV ads, you see that many of them are paid for by the Koch brothers under the names of Americans for Prosperity, Crossroads GPS, Freedom Works, Freedom Partners, and a long list of others. If Charles and David Koch are in his corner, you know they...
My Turn: The corrupting power of debt

...On Sullivan's side, the big three are the National Republican Senatorial Committee, American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS. The startup of the latter two contains the fingerprints of Karl Rove, the White House Deputy Chief under President George...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...were off. The first day was unequivocally the most memorable day of the trip. The water flowed quickly; Bjorn got out his GPS and we figured that even without paddling, we were moving along at a steady four miles per hour. Inflatables are especially...
No injuries after fishing boat grounds near Hoonah

HOONAH - A 43-foot fishing boat ran aground in southeast Alaska early Tuesday morning after it lost its GPS system.Alaska State Troopers say the Stardust grounded on Sisters Island in Icy Straits, near Hoonah.Wildlife troopers in...
Poor advice from GPS unit leads man into harbor

ANCHORAGE- Poor advice from a car's GPS unit led a man to drive off the ferry in Whittier and straight...Lower 48. He drove off the ferry but after about 400 feet, the GPS unit in the man's car told him to make a hard right turn.Whittier...
Congress passes FAA bill that speeds switch to GPS

...nation's switch from radar to an air traffic control system based on GPS technology, and to open U.S. skies to unmanned drone flights...busiest airports so planes can land using the more-precise GPS navigation.Instead of time-consuming, fuel-burning, stair-step...
Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48

...fender benders;" in Alaska, we "roll in the ditch." In Alaska, people use GPS to traverse vast stretches of wilderness; in the Lower 48, people use GPS to find the nearest Outback Steakhouse.In the Lower 48, you'll hear someone say...
Scavenger hunt filmmakers

...Kickstarter has 20 days remaining; should no one find the PS4 by the time it ends, they'll let all participants know its GPS coordinates at the exact same time. Whoever gets there first will receive it.Carson said he doesn't think it will come to...
Lost hunter found 'confused but alive'

...camouflage clothing and rain pants. He wasn't sure whether Michaud had food and water or a day pack.Troopers tried to obtain GPS coordinates of Michaud's last known location through his cell phone provider AT&T, but that effort failed. The phone pinged...
Helping kids find their way - with GPS

...important skill, especially for kids in Alaska, to read a map and a GPS device," said Bob Vieth who oversees all of the Juneau Economic...quasi-treasure hunt.Geocaching works like this: participants use GPS or mobile navigation finders to hide and seek containers. The...


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