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4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
The woman uses her body to protect the scared child. You wonder if you should intervene, and if so, how? What do you do? When participants at a Juneau workshop on Thursday were asked what would prevent them from intervening in such a scenario, the list was lengthy.
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
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8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
It comes as no surprise that the recommendations for next year's halibut catches are down again for all regions except Southeast Alaska.
Alaska has a hard time graduating college students. The state has finished dead-last in the percentage of high school graduates attending college in most years since 1997.
The woman I call my wife and I aren't married. Blame it on procrastination and the fact that we both had bitter divorces.
The state was already looking at deficit spending even before Wednesday's revenue forecast came out , but now Alaska is facing a $2 billion budget shortfall.
Sally Gardner Boisvert and Raphael Tobias McGuire of Haines, Alaska, were married on August 3rd, 2013.
Leary will lead Alaska Communications' top line growth. She brings to the company more than 25 years' leadership and sales experience in the state, most recently serving as President of Carlile Transportation Systems, Alaska's largest asset-based trucking and logistics company.
A tax bill passed with support from Gov. Sean Parnell will cost Alaska $2 billion next year A new tax structure passed this year means Alaska will forgo about a third of the revenue it takes in from oil and gas production, according to new state estimates, dealing a serious blow to a state that relies heavily on the fossil fuel industry.
The 5-day run to Nome on Alaska's western coast after a deadly diphtheria breakout is detailed in "Icebound," by filmmaker Daniel Anker.
Bob Hallinen/Anchorage Daily NewsShort-Eared Owls stand about 15 inches high and often hunt over open areas during the day.001109 Without its feathers, an owl would look like the ugliest bird in the world, combining the big beak, crooked neck and sloping brow of a naked buzzard with the posture of a dumpy chicken.
Twice as much carbon is frozen in Arctic permafrost as exists in the atmosphere today, and what happens to it as it thaws -- releasing greenhouse gases that fuel climate change -- is a key question, said professor Ted Schuur, who heads the Permafrost Carbon Network and the Ecosystem Dynamics Research Laboratory in the UF department of biology.
The international Yukon River Salmon panel will wrap up a week of meetings this afternoon with a closed door planning session to determine a management plan for the 2014 Chinook salmon run.
That's the big question as the industry braces for the International Pacific Halibut Commission's interim meeting this week in Seattle.
A candidate for U.S. Senate, Daniel S. Sullivan, ran the legal office that let a criminal out of jail who sexually assaulted a toddler and murdered an elderly couple-just twelve hours after he was released from state prison for a previous rape felony.
The state is expecting nearly $2 billion less in oil and gas production taxes this year, which revenue officials say has more to do with lower-than-expected oil prices and declining production than with the new oil tax law.