My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...this issue. They are trying to kill the bank just to score political points.They call the bank "crony capitalism" despite the fact...foreign competitors. Critics claim the bank only helps large companies, but they...
GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...slightly less than 15 candidates on the Republican side combined. The two top Democrats had roughly the same amount in the bank at the beginning of October as all the Republicans.Clinton aides say that they budgeted for a high level of spending...
Nation and World
Alaskans targeted by phone banking fraud

...and there has been no breach in the bank's systems, Blury said. The phishers...fact that they aren't members of the banks identified, according to David as a result, said Dan McCue, the bank's senior vice president of corporate...
Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...conservatives in the House have branded the bank an example of "corporate welfare...have prevented Congress from renewing the bank's lending authority, which lapsed...Delta is alone in its opposition to the bank. JetBlue and others oppose the big...
Nation and World
Woman charged in shots fired at suspected shoplifters

...lawbreakers.On Sept. 21, a bank customer in Warren, north of Detroit, shot and wounded a suspected robber fleeing the bank with cash. A northern Michigan woman was charged after two people were shot at Sept. 15 while picking apples from branches...
Nation and World
Project provides boat access to Chena River in Fairbanks

...restoration of the Chena River. The north side of the river has been stabilized using root balls and willow brush to reinforce the bank against erosion and create salmon habitat.The North Shore Bike Path that runs along the river will continue downstream...
Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...forces or officials had any information about the attack; if they had they would have warned the NGOs, the U.N. and the banks, but they didn't," said one Kunduz resident, a banker who escaped the city late Monday and spoke to The Associated...
Nation and World
Trump pledges allegiance to the GOP

...Trust refused to extend the mortgage on his Palm Beach resort, Mar-a-Lago, he ceased making loan payments until the bank capitulated in 1992.In his book, "The Art of the Comeback," Trump proudly recounts forcing his unpaid lenders to...
Nation and World
Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

Many years ago, geologists stood on the bank of the Copper River and watched Childs Glacier thunder icebergs straight into the river. Using a little imagination, one researcher...
The Zen Master of the Big Salmon River

...beautiful to eat.That first misty morning of paddling, we drifted past a cow moose and her two calves, staring at us from the banks of the lake as they ate willow leaves.The start of the Big Salmon paddle is a series of three lakes filled with grayling...


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