Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...first is an account recorded by Nathaniel Portlock, a fur trader anchored on the west side of Chichagof Island, in 1785. Portlock...dishonest and that they made the other Tlingits uneasy. The Yakobi traders told a story that seemed to describe the events of Chirikov's...
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...offices downtown are springing to life and traders are ready to start the workday.If a...Legislature and is signed into law, those traders of stocks and bonds will have to start...annual Permanent Fund Dividend, to recruit traders, the bill's departmental impact report...
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Oil prices jump almost 5 percent as tensions mount in Yemen

The price of oil rose sharply on Thursday as mounting tensions in Yemen got traders worried that the flow of crude from the Persian Gulf region could be disrupted.Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states launched strikes...
Feds still trying to plan fate of island's roaming feral cattle

...800. The animals are descendants of cattle first brought there in the late 1880s to provide meat for whaling crews and fox traders.The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge has long planned to remove the non-native herds, which are battering the...
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Falcons' White signs to college court

...near the Columbia River. The Lewis and Clark Expedition camped in the area, whose history includes fur trappers and gold traders as well as the Northern Pacific Railway. White visited the campus on spring break."The campus is really beautiful," White...
For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...reeled from lost revenue, traders scrambled to make six months.For Boise trader Thomas, the fear these days...daily Skype calls with other traders - "therapy sessions," he calls them.The 40-year-old trader had amassed $300,000 worth...
Campaign begins to honor Alaska Native actor in Hollywood

...a movie.The effort is to honor Ray Mala, who was born in 1906 to an Inupiat woman, and whose father was a Russian Jewish trader. He grew up in Candle, and lived and worked in Hollywood from 1925 until his death in 1952, KTVA reported.He starred in...
The Wild West: (Un)true grit

...accounts, a female grizzly bear sprang from the bushes along a tributary of the Yellowstone River and tore into a trapper and fur trader named Hugh Glass. She slashed his face, munched his scalp and removed a fist-sized hunk from his posterior. Members of...
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My Turn: Cracks in the door

...S. government to export such minimally processed oil. Enterprise Partners already has two term contracts with Japanese traders Mitsui and Mitsubishi for condensate supply and reportedly is looking to make further sales of condensate from South Texas...
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...attacks, vehicular accidents and suicide. She also said not changing the clocks would also benefit Alaska Permanent Fund traders and those in the financial sector.More than 80 constituents have contacted Egan's office to speak out against the bill...
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