Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...DNC Vice Chairwoman Donna Brazile is 55. Country singer Doug Phelps (Brother Phelps; Kentucky Headhunters) is 54. Movie producer-director Reginald Hudlin is 53. Actress Helen Slater is 51. Actress Molly Price is 49. Actor Michael Shanks is 44. Actor...
Made in Alaska: Brice Habeger's 'Swiftwater'

...Corporation. The film received funding from the NANA Development Corporation.Robin Kornfield, the president of Piksik and producer of the film, is from Kiana and knew about the work Anderson had been doing in the region for decades, Habeger said.The...
Today in History

...conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat. Actress Audrey Totter, 95, died in Los Angeles. Actor-writer-producer Tom O'Laughlin, 82, creator of "Billy Jack," died in Thousand Oaks, California.Today's Birthdays: Former TV host...
Spreading JAMM

...York-based public broadcasting network. Series Executive Producer Jill Peters, with Thirteen Productions, said series together to meet needs of kids," Heagy said.Series producer Peters said her trip to Juneau to film JAMM was a highlight...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...four decades, the United States has produced much more petroleum domestically, and it is predicted to be the No. 1 global producer in the coming year, surpassing Russia and even Saudi Arabia. The boom in non-traditional petroleum methods such as hydro-fracturing...
Questions raised about shellfish-seed producer's finances

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan officials have agreed to continue grant funding for a shellfish-seed producer amid questions about OceansAlaska's financial situation.The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly last year approved a $338...
October is Farm to School month

...last decade.If you are a food service professional, food producer, teacher or a food-loving family, there are many ways to celebrate and get involved!? Host an event that features a food producer, local chef or expert in the community and discuss with students...
Wearable Arts Show theme announced

...and story.This year's director is Hannah Wolf. Wolf is a theater and event director, dramaturge, teacher and creative producer originally from Juneau and now based in New York City. Most recently she directed "The Blue Bear" for Perseverance Theatre's...
Today in history

...Goldblum is 62. Rock musician Greg Hawkes is 62. Movie director Bill Condon is 59. Actor Luis Guzman is 57. Actor-writer-producer Todd Graff is 55. Rock musician Cris Kirkwood is 54. Actor-comedian Bob Odenkirk is 52. Olympic gold medal figure skater...
My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...appealing to children. In both states, the amount of THC (the main active compound) per serving is limited. To date, no producer or retailer has challenged these restrictions in court. In May, Colorado enacted additional laws to establish tighter regulations...


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