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Alaska Airlines Increases Checked Bag Fees - Jeffsetter Travel
And another one bites the dust. Following JetBlue and the US Big 3, Alaska Airlines increases checked bag fees too. That leaves Hawaiian Airlines as the last one not to raise fees. I mean, there’s Southwest too, but they won’t charge fees. And airlines like Sun Country don’t count, right?
From Virginia to Alaska, communities are sinking into rising seas
The tiny island community of Tangier, Virginia is rapidly sinking into the ocean due to climate change. But Tangier’s peril is not unique.Dozens of U.S. communities, especially in Alaska, face similar near-term threats from rising seas.
Why Alaska's gubernatorial race is suddenly a lot more interesting
Incumbent Gov. Bill Walker (I) was seeking a second term despite a low approval rating, and he was facing two major-party rivals: former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D) and former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy (R). There hasn’t been a lot of polling, but the writing was on the wall: Walker and Begich were pois
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Labor group backs Begich after Alaska governor's race shift
Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, announces the labor organization's support for Democrat Mark Begich over Republican Mike Dunleavy in the Alaska governor's race during a news conference Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. The state's largest labor organization had previously
Zoo Boo – Halloween night at the Alaska Zoo - The Alaska 100
Halloween is almost here. TheAlaska Zoois inviting ghosts and ghouls of all ages to a family-friendly night of trick-or-treating. The frightfully fun Zoo Boo in Anchorage will feature live Halloween entertainment, bonfires, trick-or-treat stations and more.
Alaska Licensee Surrenders FM License but Separate $8,000 Fine Remains
It’s been quite a week for the licensee Alaska Educational Radio System Inc.The Seward, Alaska-based licensee was served with an $8,000 forfeiture on October 17 for allegedly violating sections of the FCC Rules that surround illegal discontinuation of operations — despite AERS’ claim that it was una
Alaska gubernatorial fishing debate called off after incumbent’s surprise exit
Mark Begich, the Democratic candidate for Alaska governor, will not appear on a stage in Kodiak Monday evening to discuss his positions related to the state's commercial fisheries.
Alaska Governor Suddenly Suspends His Campaign, Throws Support To Democrat
Just 18 days from a three-way election, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, a former Republican turned Independent, abruptly suspended his campaign and threw his support to the Democratic candidate, Mark Begich, who he said has "a better chance" of winning against the Republican.Just over two weeks out, Walker
Alaska AFL-CIO proudly endorsed Gov. Walker for re-election. Now, it 'enthusiastically' supports Begich.
The largest labor union in the state, the Alaska AFL-CIO, switched its endorsement for governor from independent candidate Gov. Bill Walker to Democrat Mark Begich three days after Walker announced he was ending his campaign.
GCI delivers connectivity throughout Alaska - The Alaska 100
Internet Day, held Oct. 29, celebrates modern history’s greatest invention. Although the technology dates back to the 1957 Sputnik launch, the first email was sent in 1971. Theinternet timelineprogressed, and by the 1990s, it became commonplace in American homes. Today, there are 2.62 billion social
Alaska senators address AFN on convention’s final day
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan addressing AFN at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center on Oct. 20, 2018. (Photo by Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage)The 52nd annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention concluded Oct. 20 in Anchorage with high-level addresses from Alaska’s senators, a
Alaska's Crazy Hot Fall - WeatherNation
Through Sunday, Anchorage, Alaska’s average temperature so far this month is a whopping 48.1°, more than 10° above the month-to-date average.
Alaska Federation of Natives Recognizes Three from Kodiak Region for Service
Margaret Roberts and April Laktonen Counceller at the opening of an Alaska Native art exhibit, MuséeBoulogn–sur-Mer, France, 2016. Photograph courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum.
ALASKA: Walker endorses Begich as he exits governor race
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) dropped his bid for re-election Friday, three days after Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott (D) resigned and withdrew from the campaign for making what the governor's office described as an "inappropriate overture" to a woman.Walker's exit marked the end of a tumultuous campai
For some Alaska Natives, the Bering Sea and an international border make it hard to go home
Valentina Koonooka and her four daughters waited four days in an airport terminal in Nome, Alaska to take a less-than-two-hour flight across the Bering Sea to visit family in Russia.For generations, residents in the area routinely crossed from island to island, moving freely across the US-Russia bor
Wasilla man sentenced for embezzling $80k from Alaska labor union
Timothy Carrol Smith, 49, of Wasilla, was sentenced on Friday, Oct. 19 to serve eight months in prison, and see three years of supervised release, according to district attorney Bryan Schroder.
Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Atka in Alaska
A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 86 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 23:49:31 / October 4, 2018 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1452 West, latitude 51.7678 North, depth =
District 5 Video Profile - General Election - The Alaska Landmine
Before the primary, the Alaska Landmine profiled two House Races in Anchorage. To continue our election coverage, we headed to Fairbanks (because Alaska is bigger than just Anchorage) to profile two legislative races – this is the first.
Letter: Alaska history needs revision
In defense of professor Steve Haycox, I would like to affirm that Alaska's history needs revision. The first volume of our story was published by Hubert G. Bancroft in San Francisco, a decade after Alaska became a U.S. territory. All the archives, diaries, reports and documents were, at that time, i