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

...uncanny links between Apolosovo and the Chirikov Expedition. The first is an account recorded by Nathaniel Portlock, a fur trader anchored on the west side of Chichagof Island, in 1785. Portlock was struck by the difference in character between the Yakobi...
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...
For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts

...39 over the next six months.For Boise trader Thomas, the fear these days is visceral...he calls them.The 40-year-old trader had amassed $300,000 worth of oil one...You should be proud," said a third trader on the Skype call. Then Thomas piped...
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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Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48 can expect to relieve yourself in a bucket.The Lower 48 has Jamba Juice; Alaska has Pilot Bread. The Lower 48 has Trader Joe's; Alaska has Mattress Ranch. The Lower 48 has wild snakes; Alaska does not have wild snakes. In the Lower 48, motorists...
On the Trails: Hiking to Granite Basin

...named for a relative of Joe Juneau of local fame. Reported to be Joe's cousin, Solomon Juneau was a French-Canadian fur trader, who settled in the Milwaukee area, helping found the new city and its newspaper, and briefly serving as mayor, among other...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...5 million people have written in opposition to FDA approval and 65 supermarkets (including Safeway, Kroger, Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Target) have pledged not to carry it. Salmon farmers also are distancing themselves from the fish; both the International...
Greinke shows Dodgers he was worth the investment

...leave, and he wouldn't have anybody to make trades with," Ellis said.In fantasy football. Greinke is something of a Trader Zack."He'd be a miserable baseball general manager," Ellis said. "He'd be flipping players left and right. No free...
Hot Wheels collector shares toys good condition. He might pull the trigger and buy it off eBay or it could be included in a box sent to him from another trader.Either way, Flores says he'll continue to grow his collection and share his toys with others."I love this hobby for...
Ten Alaskans drop in on the Winter Games

...up a high-paying job as a securities trader to return to athletic competition. Another...Peterson of Fairbanks (the former securities trader), Kikkan Randall of Anchorage (the...Aelin Peterson, 27, became a equity trader for a large mutual fund in Milwaukee...


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