Longtime Juneau resident Jean Clark Rogers died Wednesday, Feb. 20, at her home in Juneau at age 93.
Even from a distance, Jean Rogers' presence was unmistakable: with her oversized glasses, broad smile, hand-made Marimekko-patterned dresses, blunt cut and perpetually ungray hair, Rogers was a highly active and visible member of the arts community.
Bartlett Lee "Bart" Thane was born in California in 1877. He attended the University of California at Berkeley, where he was the star quarterback for the football team, pursuing a degree in mining engineering in the class of 1899.
No one spends money like the federal government. This year alone, it will shovel out $3.7 trillion, which works out to $7 million a minute. So it may surprise you to find out the clearest lesson from the Obama administration's fiscal stimulus program: The government is not very good at spending money.
The Sacramento Bee has published another brilliant report authored by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Tom Knudson. Knudson spent a year traveling thousands of miles researching background for "State of Denial." The report explores the global environmental impact of California as a consumer state.
In the best of times, the federal government shouldn't ever consider bailing out profligate state governments whose unwise spending has pushed them into an economic black hole.
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ANCHORAGE - The trans-Alaska oil pipeline was designed to withstand an 8.5 magnitude earthquake, but could it? When a team of structural and geo-technical engineers came up with the pipeline design in the early 1970s, they didn't expect it to be tested in their lifetimes. They were wrong.
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Fairbanks man dies of hypothermia; Anchorage fire displaces six families; Anchorage man arrested in robbery; Utility grants available for rural communities; UAA debate coach honored by foundation; Troopers get $2 million to fight drugs; Quake shakes Interior
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