Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...named by the Italian explorer Alessandro Malaspina in 1792 after realizing the bay wasn't the entrance to the Northwest Passage. We quickly dismantled camp and continued skiing through deep snow that had all the charm of wet concrete.After sighting...
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...although he's "intrigued" by how people have such adamant opinions on it.Southeast senators pushed against the bill's passage because they said it would impact the region's summer tourism industry. Industry players showed up for the bill's final...
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch

JUNEAU - The state operating budget cleared its first hurdle this past week, winning passage in the Alaska House. The reaction was mixed.Members of the Democratic-led minority argued it cut too deeply and hit programs...
State | AK legislature
There be Dragons! And Kings to be Crowned!

There are rumors of things that live beyond Egan Drive, past Mendenhall Glacier and over the horizon of Stephens Passage.Beasties with three-handed jump shots; hulking creatures with elbows that can sever a man's (or lady's) head from...
My Turn: Moving Southeast Alaska's time zones

...particularly during Daylight Saving Time, were particularly felt in Southeast as well as western Alaska.With CSSB 6 looming near passage, Southeast Alaska would not only be one hour off its geographic time zone; it would be two hours off in summer. Dawn in...
Tlingit and Haida adopts new marriage statute

...authorizing its Tribal Court to conduct marriage ceremonies, divorce proceedings, and establish custody arrangements.The passage of the new statute code is noted especially because it clearly defines that any person may enter into a legal marriage with...
Educator Spotlight: Annie Caulfield

...outdoors in wild and beautiful places. I love to swim in the ocean, hike along ridgelines and shorelines, and sail the Inside Passage. I love learning new bird songs and observing wild animals.Being with children in wild places combines my two passions...
The knife of social media to the Empire.Cyberbullying was officially classified as harassment in October 2014 under Alaska state law with the passage of SB128. Currently, about 38 states include cyberbullying in their definition of harassment, according to the Harvard study...
'Water Is Life' Film Fest kicks off March 4

The Inside Passage Waterkeeper will host a Water is Juneau. Included will be the Inside Passage Waterkeeper's debut video, "Water...part of a larger mission at the Inside Passage Waterkeeper to keep Southeast Alaska's...
Educator Spotlight: Amy Lloyd

...She has shown her dedication from helping progress a right of passage for eighth graders to helping involve students in the way presidents...teaching career, my teaching team highlighted the ROPES (Rite of Passage Experience) project for eighth graders. That remains one...


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