Letter: Walker arrived when needed most

...the new governor was wasting time listening to Alaskans and developing a plan, when there was so little time to take the hill. Apparently any hill will do.Near the end, another veteran of the old guard, Rep. Craig Johnson, R-Anchorage...
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

...and might have to abandon the station."Sanford stepped outside. In the darkness, he picked his way to the edge of the hill above the lighthouse. He saw no lights below. The foghorn was silent. "The Light Station had been completely destroyed...
Photo: Tongue out for concentration

Dylan Miller, 5, steers his intertube down the hill at Twin Lakes park on Friday while his mother Amber cheers him on.
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska, part III: U.S. makes attempt to reclaim Attu the highest level expected the invasion to last just a few days. It would be a matter of clearing the enemy out of the hills and it would be over. In the end (May 30), it took 19 days until the battle was over. In all, 549 Americans were...
CBJ forges the way to new land

...along the edge of the state land will have a significantly lesser grade than the originally proposed incline straight up the hill. Construction will begin on the road to the new gravel pit next summer and should be completed by the end of the season...
Pure Sole: Noooo Snoow he came to life one day..."Yeah, well, it appears he thumpetty thump thumped past the traffic cop and over the hills of snow without me. Let it Snow"Oh it doesn't show signs of stoppingAnd I've brought some corn for poppingSince...
'Come, Sing a Song with Me'

...When Juan Diego informed Mary of the request, she directed him to a barren hill to gather roses. Skeptical, he climbed the hill and was rewarded with beautiful Castilian roses, not native to the area, that were blooming in December! Juan Diego...
Off the Beaten Path: Quest for snow

...lucky enough to count him as a friend realize the force is strong with him. I consider Shanley the Obi-Wan Kenobi of the hills. He's tried to lure me from the dark side of slogging and get me into downhill skiing for years. I'm still hoping...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...the Arctic constitutes a useful first step forward, and the formation of a new Congressional Arctic Working Group on the Hill bodes well too. But the establishment of a congressionally approved U.S. ambassador to the Arctic Council would be...
On the Trails: Little stories on the trail

...some distance from mama. Nicky finished her catch, leaving only the dorsal fin. Then the little family moved on up the hill, leaving some very pleased bear-watchers behind.The next day, she came through again, caught at least two coho...


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