Jim Cameron

...commercial truck driving, the Alaska Highway construction, and for Alaska Coastal Airlines. Jim was 17 when he entered the military serving in the US Army's 82nd Air Born Infantry from 1947 to 1951. While stationed at Fort Bragg North Carolina, he met...
My Turn: Alaska's love/hate affair with government spending

...defaulting on the national debt. Federal agencies shed about 1,500 civilian jobs in Alaska after the law went into effect. Our military bases lost 300 active duty personnel. The impact on Alaska's economy was largely offset by increases in state spending...
My Turn: Since time immemorial

...explorers to the present day. In 1802, the Sitka kwaan led the military effort to forcibly demonstrate to the Russians that we owned...the United States, but wisely decided they could not win a military encounter. Instead, they used their political prowess and...
Murkowski names service academy nominees

...nominated 57 Alaskans to the U.S. military service academies for the class of 2019...will make the state proud."U.S. military service academy nominees are selected based...Annapolis, Maryland? Kenny Fox, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...NCAA record books, becoming the highest scoring twin brothers in Division I history. The 6-foot-4 brothers from Virginia Military Institute combined for 47 points to move them 10 points past former VMI twins Ramon and Damon Williams as the top-scoring...
My Turn: The case for big projects

...telecommunication companies to get us all connected. Imagine if the Alaska Highway had never been built. First used as a military supply route, it eventually became the economic lifeline for a fledgling state as our only overland route to the rest of the...
Capital City Weekly Calendar

...Personal growth program.MondayAmerican Legion meeting, 7-8 p.m., 631 Park Avenue. Weekly meeting for past and present military members.TuesdayFirst City Toastmasters, 6:45-7:45 a.m., Presbyterian Church on 2nd Avenue. Rotary 2000, noon...
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Meyer decides against Pierre contract for press work

...said Tuesday that he has decided against hiring a former state military affairs official to help the Senate majority press office this...his job as a deputy commissioner in the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in September following a report from the...
Senate majority looks to hire ex-military affairs official

JUNEAU - A state military affairs official, who was asked to resign as part of a leadership...more recently served as a deputy commissioner with the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.Pierre was asked to resign by then-Gov...
New population estimate shows slight decline

...other data such as surveys of the military and shared-housing facilities...result of fluctuations with the military population."Fairbanks last year...little bit of a lowering in the military population, but still that population...


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