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Earth, Fire and Fibre opens Friday at state museum

...Anchorage Museum's biennial statewide craft exhibition, juror Andrew Wagner wrote:"As the world gets smaller with the advent of progressively more powerful technologies, sadly it all too frequently also gets more similar. .... However, art...
Soaring overhead: Southeast Alaska's sandhill cranes

With the advent of autumn, V-shaped squadrons of migrating birds cut through the sky as they head south. Among the most impressive of these...
Fledgling nation goes to war

...just that 17 days later. Even though Congress had declared war, the undeclared war had been ongoing since 1790. With the advent of a declared war, the British expanded their help with Tecumseh and the confederacy. However, as pointed out earlier...
Territorial court records to stay in Alaska

...the original documents, but records show there were not many users accessing records at the Anchorage facility.With the advent of the Internet and so many searchable online databases, using microfilm has declined significantly, Lein-Hayes said...
Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...the midst of the Great Depression, his words had fallen on deaf ears. But with the rise of air power in combat and the advent of jet aircraft just months away, the globe was shrinking fast in summer 1942. Alaska, a territory that before had...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

...gas on the North Slope of Alaska and growing demand for LNG around the world make this new endeavor truly different. The advent of LNG, the ability to liquefy gas so that it is compressed to a tiny fraction of its normal volume, has made the economics...
Tracing history's paper trail

...There were many wonderful activities, such as, the Advent & Lenten Lunches, School of Religion, Theologian in...Blessing of the Fleet and Youth Programs. We still host the Advent & Lenten Lunches, but meetings dwindled to just a few...
Snowboarding declining in stats, coolness

...have noticed the trend.Ski Barn employee Rick Macewen said he's renting "a lot more skis than snowboards.""With the advent of twin-tip skis, a lot more kids are interested in using skis than snowboards," he said.Ron Thompson, general...
GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam offerings

...tests? Which is best, by price and quality? How will the tests be accepted by the military, employers and colleges?The advent of new tests has sent thousands of test takers rushing to complete sections of the old test they had left incomplete...
Gimme a smile: Happy Groundhog Day How good is a groundhog's eyesight anyway? Can we really trust a rodent with the responsibility of forecasting the advent of spring?Even more sobering, what happens if the groundhog doesn't come out of his burrow at all on Groundhog Day...


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