In June, I was sick, very sick. At times the burning pain in my stomach was so intense that I could do little more than curl up on the couch and nibble on saltine crackers. Vomiting helped. “…
By Juan Montes: Alaska soldier dies in Afghanistan helicopter crash
By Kalinda Kindle: Spooks and Spokes on Spenard celebrates new improvements for cyclists
By Associated Press: Mayor Kassel asks public to decide what borough can afford
By Associated Press: Alaska Legislature costs Alaska Permanent Fund millions
By Liz Raines: Airport police investigates wheel theft
By Dave Goldman: Commentary: Going to the dogs
By Patrick Moussignac: Empty chairs outnumber people at hearing on SB 91 fix
Instead of the required 24-hour notice on the hearings, lawmakers made the announcement the night before. That led to lots of empty seats and some complaints at the LIO, where Anchorage resident David Manzer wasn’t happy.
“If you have a hearing on a Saturday, please post the call-in number to the website,” Manzer urged legislators. “It says call in to get the number, yet when you call in of course that number is only manned during the workdays — Monday through Friday, 8 to 5.”
By Nathaniel Hertz: Alaska Native groups and leaders double down on criminal justice reform, citing over-incarceration
By Cameron Mackintosh: Iditarod artwork raises money for family of injured Anchorage firefighter
By Scott Burton, KTOO: New Perseverance play explores local love mystery
By Kyle Hopkins: Unconstitutional? Inmates seek to ban practice of ‘human chains’ in Alaska court rooms
By Sean Maguire: Alaska SeaLife Center’s Beluga whale calf named “Tyonek”
By Sean Maguire: APD arrests 3 people in “problem house” in South Anchorage
By CBS News: 95% of Alaska’s glaciers affected by climate change: NPS
“It will be more expensive.”
By Heather Hintze: Chugach Electric moves forward on community solar project
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By Patrick Moussignac: Anchorage School District loses millions
Contested Bristol Bay salmon ends up in Alaska landfill
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By Leroy Polk: Ketchikan man shot, killed at Alaska logging camp in apparent homicide
By Liz Raines: SB 91 praised for re-entry funding
By Heather Hintze: Mushers call for investigation into Dallas Seavey drug tests
By John Tracy: Reality Check: What do Alaska LNG plan, Iran nuclear deal have in common
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Judge James Wickersham
Alaska legend, Judge James Wickersham, died this week in 1939, but his legacy and light live on in Alaska’s history.
The Sealaska Heritage Institute announced this week it will be partnering with the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Tribes of Alaska’s Head Start to offer the Baby Raven Reads program in Southeast communities.
Alaska Quarterly Review cares about where it lives, but it’s a literary magazine that’s not just for us or about us.
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Download Radio Show The October 15th show featured a conversation with Brooke Schafer and Kari Sagel, two of the hosts of the Library show on KCAW. I was the guest on their show this morning, and w…