Jamie McClary Parsons

...Alaska Southeast. According to an Alaska State Legislative Resolution honoring him, "Parsons has always transcended partisan politics and is an exceptional example to the citizens of Alaska, proving that one person can really make a difference."Pursuing...
Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

WASHINGTON - The bloody attacks in Paris are putting the Syrian refugee crisis at center stage in U.S. politics as migrants from that war-torn country surge toward the West and security concerns rise.GOP presidential contender Marco Rubio...
Nation and World
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...problems that require our leadership."Despite the corrosive politics, Keystone commanded the support of nine Senate Democrats when...decision based on facts. I think it's a decision based on politics," Heitkamp said.On the other side, Republicans who might...
Nation and World
Voting is important

...can make a difference.""If you don't vote now, don't complain later."Nope, not talking city, state or national politics. This is the important stuff - sports!And yes, "voting matters," especially in the annual Alaska Sports Hall of Fame...
Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...What's also known - even before the elections - is that regardless of the result the military involvement in this nation's politics would not end. Far from it.The military, which took power in a 1962 coup and brutally suppressed several pro-democracy...
Nation and World
Martha Jacobs Benzel

...friends, her church and relationship with Jesus Christ and politics. She never missed a vote and was a strong independent who...Year. As her children grew, she became more active in Native politics and was on the Tlingit and Haida Anchorage Community Council...
My Turn: Recent appointment of Loretta Bullard

...constitution was drafted, the drafters had the wisdom to set in place a system which was minimally influenced by partisan politics. This was a model in its time. Our constitution gives the judicial council several duties, the most important of which is...
'We're here because we remember'

...abuse, suicide and homelessness in the community were a few areas Thorsteinson said are often conflict-ridden because of politics or religion."I encourage all of us to look to our shared experience as veterans and our shared values which allow us to...
Anchorage Museum opens traveling 'Living Alaska' exhibit

...identities. A third group of works documents the contemporary Alaska experience, using visual art to study subjects like politics, employment, and modern material culture."Artists help us examine the human condition which is demonstrated through creative...
Film on the Dauenhauers to be presented Friday

...Alaska Native communities, and includes biography, history, poetry, Tlingit music, Tlingit language, and the landscape and politics of Alaska. THe Daunehauers tell stories of their life and work, and share their personal archives.The film is part of an...


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