Refine Search

A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...intellectual property, these stories from before the time of the ice, into the next generation. This man was a national treasure."George's Tlingit names were Khaalkhaawu, Kaatdaa, Khaakaak'w and L.atkadu.een. He was born in Hood...
Local | Art
My Turn: Bristol Bay Salmon - Alaska's chance for an enduring resolution

...and spirituality for a people and are the foundation of a vast ecosystem and abundant wildlife. Protecting such a national treasure by putting fish first allows us to pass it on to the next generation undiminished. This is a noble cause and one that...
Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, ADFG

...fisheries. If they do, Alaska's constitutional mandate that the fish resources shall be utilized for the "maximum benefit to its people" will be well served.Whatever methods are used, preservation of this national treasure is a mandate.
State | Local
Legislation introduced would prevent drilling in ANWR

...million acres of land in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. "The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a national treasure that must be preserved for future generations to experience and enjoy," Cantwell said in a statement. "I'm...
My Turn: The main point:Kenai king run is in peril

...largest kings ever caught came from the Kenai - each weighed over 90 pounds. Our Kenai kings are a world renowned national treasure. They must be protected. The extremely low return numbers of Kenai kings tell the tale - we must act now or these...
We need new ways to fund our national park system

...the agency in charge of them, they overlook the most significant threat to our successful stewardship of these national treasures. Those who believe the federal government should expand its land ownership rarely acknowledge a critical truth...
Empire Editorial: Vacationing in ANWR

...Mark Kirk (R-IL) crossed partisan lines to push the legislation."The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a national treasure that must be preserved for future generations to experience and enjoy," Cantwell said in a statement.Sen. Cantwell...
Tongass old growth should stay in federal hands

...of Americans and essentially turn them over to corporate interests who will log them for profit. Why give away a national treasure like the Tongass National Forest? It makes little sense to me.? Marcell LaLerriere lives in Sitka and is a general...
Outside editorial: Bush plan hardly the road to forest progress of Republican President Teddy Roosevelt, the federal government has been the agency best suited to preserve national treasures. The current White House occupant apparently feels otherwise, though the official language being used to tout...
My Turn: Choose a better future

...areas would be damaged, adding further burdens to the struggling commercial fishing industry. An irreplaceable national treasure that belongs to every U.S. resident would be whittled away into smaller and smaller scraps. Wildlife habitat...


  • 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