Flipping Douglas Island

...Tlingit had summer homes on West Douglas. Little cabins dotted the coastline, as did smokehouses.When President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971, which spurred the establishment of Goldbelt three years later...
My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...leaked by Daniel Ellsberg. Because the Pentagon Papers covered the 20-year period before his presidency, President Richard Nixon didn't challenge the initial disclosures. But when he began to worry if the leaker, who was unknown at the time...
Man shot outside Anchorage nightclub

...after it appears that a man in a Richard Nixon mask tried to knock one of them...said it shows a man wearing a Richard Nixon mask, a man in a cowboy said the man in the Richard Nixon mask went up to one of the women...
Sealaska nears final land claim

Nearly 43 years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was signed into law by President Richard Nixon, Sealaska Corporation will likely receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to.Robert Dillon...
Today in History

...Highlight in History:On August 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day...Republican national convention in Miami Beach nominated Richard Nixon for president on the first ballot.In 1973, Vice President...
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...Doyon spokeswoman Lessa Peter said.Wright was head of the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1971 when then-President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The law compensated...
My Turn: Begich Negative Ads Divide and Defame Alaskans

...involved in the political process. I held those who served in office in high esteem. My idealism was first jolted with Richard Nixon's Watergate break-in and cover-up scandal. Serving honorably does not start with winning the office at all costs...
Latest chapter in 'X-Men' saga a worthy 'Past' time

...Hustle." From Roberta Flack's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" to America admitting defeat in Vietnam, from Richard Nixon to "Sanford & Son," Singer makes inspired use of the decade as a cultural backdrop.The high point is the introduction...
Author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71 the narrative.McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted...
Changes sought for endangered species act more of an effort to list (species as endangered or threatened) than to delist."Signed into law by President Richard Nixon in December 1973, the act has resulted in additional protections for more than 1,500 plants, insects, mammals...


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