Archive of: In the News

Issue

Title

Never take Alaska for granted November Issue 2 2011

Never take Alaska for granted

I’m probably preaching to the choir, because when I recently asked several people where they would like to live if they could live anywhere in the world, most of them quickly responded: “Alaska.”

November Issue 2 2011

No meat? No problem - November 10

If you think giving up meat to become either vegan or vegetarian will destroy your chances of eating out — think again.

November Issue 2 2011

JBER layoffs upset Alaska delegation

Alaska’s representatives in Washington, D.C., aren’t too happy with the recent announcement that 53 civilian workers at Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson will be losing their jobs. And they made their concerns known to the United States Air Force.

November Issue 1 2011

Video: JBER soldiers train for Afghanistan

In this video provided by the U.S. military, soldiers from the 1st Squadron (Airborne), 40th Cavalry Regiment are seen training in the mountains...

November Issue 1 2011

Glenn Highway APD Video

Anchorage Police captured some remarkable video recently that they’ve shared with us. Here’s the press release APD issued yesterday accompanying the video:

Local music promoter honored November Issue 1 2011

Local music promoter honored

Having promoted more than 500 concerts involving more than 300 artists, Eagle River’s Mike McCormick is well known from Anchorage to Palmer.

Happy trails November Issue 1 2011

Happy trails

A howling wind, blowing snow and freezing temperatures couldn’t knock the grin off Isaac Lammers’ face on Sunday, Oct. 30.

November Issue 1 2011

Sand, drainage top Ossiander’s priority list

A heated winter sand storage building and drainage improvements for The Tablelands subdivision are priorities for Assembly chair Debbie Ossiander.

“Wild bear encounter” November Issue 1 2011

“Wild bear encounter”

One day when I was 2 or 3 years old, my mom and I went up to Alaska to see our friend Ms. Mary.