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Lure of Alaska plays big role in Texas author's debut novel interview with July/August issue of Alaska magazine that publishes this month. "I really wanted to honor the spirit of Alaska, the independence and strength of the people there, and I based lots of characters on Alaskans I met," he said...
Formidable group of Alaskan writers gathers to discuss their craft

...willingness to look at a blank page and revisit old drafts. I also left with an appreciation of the generous and kind spirit of Alaska's many talented writers.Kim Heacox, author of "Caribou Crossing," more or less said the following, "Celebrate...
My Turn: Juneau viewed as an also-ran

...politicians will be expected to come up with a new plan, so everybody keeps getting something for nothing in this new spirit of Alaska. Discovery of Prudhoe Bay oil happened at the same time I concluded my public education at East Anchorage High School...
Ships in port August 5-11

...380) Total capacity: 9,232 Thursday Sun Princess (2,280) Statendam (1,837) Wilderness Adventurer (95) Spirit of Alaska (103) Vision of the Seas (3,178) Total capacity: 7,493 Friday Ocean Princess (2,920) Yorktown Clipper...
Allen Marine set to enter overnight cruise business

...said. Scheerens said that as part of this venture, the company acquired two ships, the Spirit of Columbia and the Spirit of Alaska, from Cruise West shortly after that company folded. He said each of these ships holds roughly 72 passengers. Cruises...
Photo: Making a safe landing

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-400 aircraft featuring the "Spirit of Alaska Statehood" design won in a Paint The Plane state-wide contest by Sitka High School's Hannah Hamberg was unveiled in 2009 taxis...
Golden dome would make splendid capitol

...In Sitka, Juneau, Kenai and Kodiak, everybody loves the onion dome. Forge one from gold and you've got the spirit of Alaska. Web link Visit Juneau's capitol design competition Web site at If the idea offends because...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...three flight attendants, 32 employees of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, as well as our 51 guests onboard. In the spirit of Alaska Airlines, we salute the crew and passengers on board flight 261 - they were our mothers, our fathers, our sons...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The return of Native pride Celebration has helped re-ignite the spirit of Alaska's first people By JOAN PARDES THE JUNEAU EMPIRE The last century was filled with rough water for Alaska's first people. But...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...unlike other agencies was not set up to protect a certain group of people. The Assembly in their wisdom and in the spirit of Alaska simply prohibited ALL discrimination not based on merit. No group was singled out as more deserving of protection...


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