John Mark Kinney

...Territories, as well as many places in the lower 48, including three flights to the EAA fly-ins in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and a trip to Baja California. With his amphibious float plane, John was able to pursue another dream, that of building a cabin at Chilkat...
A brighter future with the arts

...has done in Juneau."Tell the country what arts means to Alaskans," Chu said.Chu will conclude her tour of Alaska with a trip to Sitka today, visiting the studio of artist Teri Rofkar, the arts groups at the Sheldon Jackson Campus and the Island Institute...
How to move a library

...Librarian Catherine Melville, who helped coordinate the day's events, said it takes about an hour to finish one trip."This is the first trip of the day," she said and pointed to the truck's rear, which only had a few carts left in it. "We started...
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

WASHINGTON - Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama...Americans.Yet the primary focus on the trip is global warming.By showcasing thawing...and eroding shorelines, Obama hopes the trip will underscore the urgency to combat climate...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...Obama's first glimpse of a glacier on the trip came as Marine One whisked him about 45...three-day tour of the state. He opened the trip Monday night by painting a doomsday scenario...centuries.Obama's carefully choreographed trip aims to make an impression with audiences...
Obama buys out cinnamon rolls at Anchorage cafe

...asked a bemused barista. "I'm going to take all of those."Feeling generous, perhaps, midway through his three-day trip to Alaska, Obama asked his staffers and even reporters if they wanted a pastry for the road. "Put a little sampler together...
44th in the 49th

...heading to dinner at the home of Alice Rogoff, the owner and publisher of the Alaska Dispatch News. The ADN is the Alaska pool news agency for Obama's trip to Alaska, and Rogoff is the wife of Carlyle Group billionaire David Rubenstein.
Obama to take trip with a Bear Grylls

NEW YORK - Survival expert Bear Grylls has bagged his biggest celebrity yet for a walk in the wilderness - President Barack Obama.
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...action on climate change. He opened the trip on Monday night with a speech painting...for ice loss," Kurtz said.Obama's trip was more about visuals than words, and...Obama's first glimpse of a glacier on the trip came as Marine One whisked him about 45...
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...It was just irritating," she said. Q: HOW DID PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA CHANGE THE NAME?A: On the eve of a three-day trip to Alaska, the White House announced that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell changed the name by secretarial order, citing a 1947...


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