Ronald Heinrich Kleinenberg

...could have saved you, you would have lived forever.Inscription from a coin that Ron carried in his pocket; "Serenity isn't freedom from the storm, it's the Peace within the storm."A Facebook memorial page is set up for those who knew Ron and for...
Charles Nelson Jr.

...his career working at NASA at Gilmore Creek in Fairbanks. In 1973, Charlie moved the family to Juneau. While working for AT&T Alascom, Charlie served as the Union Steward for the Teamsters. Even after his retirement, he was a regular visitor to Lena...
More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...number and the name of your hotel in case the tag is ripped off.- If you can't live without it, don't check it. It might take days to return a lost bag. Don't pack medication or outfits for tomorrow's meeting or wedding. Never check valuables...
Nation and World
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...come as a surprise to people who weren't here then, but the dividend came several...protecting the Fund itself (so people wouldn't raid the Fund for big capital projects or...landing " to cushion the economy. If we don't do this, there won't be a dividend in...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...some help. She was obese, but wouldn't truly admit it.Then one day, "I looked...person's stomach can hold.Her insurance didn't cover the procedure, so she was looking...Colorado who matched the price.Merrill didn't want to leave Alaska for the surgery...
Most Alaska superdelegates silent on GOP choice

...Democrats' nominee for president aren't saying who they think would be the strongest...position in the party, though, he isn't publicly endorsing at this point.Olson...Kasich's entire record. He also doesn't think he's electable in the GOP primary...
21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...its 21st, but the rain and snow didn't stop the 172 people that came to see bald...redesigned aviaries -- and it certainly didn't stop the eagles.This year, Pam Randles...I think they actually believe we didn't (have ferries anymore)." Last year...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...who embarked on a five-day fishing trip on Nov. 5 and hasn't been seen since.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said the family...planned to return to Wrangell Nov. 10."So far, he hasn't answered calls over the VHF radio or on his cell phone," Ipsen...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...some better than others. What I didn't expect was to fall in love.Lund, now 84...of our parents were working and we didn't have a baby sitter. As 5-year-olds we...punishment, used to say that if Lund didn't behave she couldn't go to school the next...
Schools in jeopardy

...Gattis also said a change this big shouldn't be mandated from on high without consulting...stayed the same. Nudelman said she couldn't yet have a full conversation about savings...on a cut-and-dry formula that doesn't account for the possibility of schools...
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