Tsimshian artist Boxley teaches formline at Juneau jail

...jail received an incredible opportunity last week - to learn the basics of Northwest Coast art and formline design from the nation's most renowned Tsimshian artist, David Boxley.Sealaska Heritage Institute asked Boxley, a Metlakatla-born artist...
Cruz blames prez for climate of violence against police

...politicians across this country," Cruz said in the interview.Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was the sixth officer in the nation shot and killed in August alone, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which tracks on-duty...
Nation and World
My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic

...superpower.Alaskans know this all too well. Alaska is home to some of the most prolific oil and natural gas reserves in the nation, but 61 percent of its land is controlled by the federal government, which has erected one barrier after another to...
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...states plus Washington, D.C., require private insurers to cover transgender health care, while six states plus the nation's capital cover such services through their Medicaid programs, according to advocates.The new requirements would...
Nation and World
My Turn: Obama has another kind of climate change denial

...our economy." And a few years ago when she introduced her Energy 20/20 plan, she said whatever we do to improve the nation's energy efficiency shouldn't impact Americans' right to freely pursue happiness. On Monday, Obama also acknowledged...
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait

...coherent immigration controls at all - as necessary to send a get-tough signal. Cabinet ministers told lawmakers that the nation, struggling to cope with more than 150,000 arrivals this year, was determined to seal its borders to unwelcome travelers...
Nation and World
A brighter future with the arts

...share its love story with art during the NEA 50th anniversary web project at, where people can share with the nation what art has done in Juneau."Tell the country what arts means to Alaskans," Chu said.Chu will conclude her tour...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...majestic mountains and stirring coastlines also brings fresh attention to deep divisions in the U.S. over balancing the nation's energy and environmental needs.Heavily dependent on energy revenue, plunging oil prices are hitting Alaska hard...
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades - a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.Family, friends, supporters and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey...
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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...American leader up close to shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics. His tour of the nation's largest state is closely choreographed to call attention to the ways Obama says climate change is already damaging...


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