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Alaska: The Last Frontier exclusive — Atz Lee makes a portable smoker in the backcountry
On Sunday night’s Alaska: The Last Frontier, Atz Lee Kilcher is taking us into the backcountry and teaching everyone how easy it is to build a portable wilderness smoker from three tall straight branches, some tarp, chicken wire and clever use of twigs and branches from Alderwood for the smoke flavo
Report names Alaska No. 1 in protecting kids from tobacco
A report issued Dec. 14 by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association and Truth Initiative, among other public health groups, ranked Alaska No. 1 in the nation for funding programs that protect high-school aged kids against tobacco use and help current smokers quit.
Alaska's vanishing ice threatens to destroy cultures – including our own
There’s a line in the 2018 Arctic Report Card that I keep coming back to. Released this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it notes with alarm the record low extent for virtually the entire ice season in the Bering Sea.
Live results: Alaska midterm elections
For Congress, the only race in Alaska isRepublican Rep. Don Young’seffort to win a 24th term in office. Young’s challenger is Alyse Galvin, an education advocate who identifies as an independent but won the Democratic primary. Young is viewed as the favorite, but this could be the toughest challenge
Alaska voters wait for outcome of Young-Galvin battle for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat
Young, who has served as Alaska's sole congressman since 1973, faces his most well-funded challenger yet in independent Alyse Galvin. A first-time candidate, Galvin hoped to become the first woman to serve as the state's U.S Representative. Young, 85, sought to maintain the 45-year winning streak th
Alaska wins election stickers race
For all of you in the U.S., no doubt your feeds are filling up with your friends showing off their "I Voted" stickers (and if they're not, uh, better get some new friends). But are their stickers as cool as the ones from Alaska?
Man's body found in Alaska Zoo parking lot
Anchorage police say they're investigating a death after a body was found in the parking lot of the Alaska Zoo Monday morning.Officers with the Patrol Division found the body of an adult male lying in the lower parking lot located at 4731 O'Malley Road, police wrote in a statement Monday morning.APD
Two Alaska soldiers found dead in their homes in separate incidents
A U.S. Army Soldier with the 539th Composite Truck Company from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, directs Spc. Adam Wells, a heavy transportation operator with the 539th CTC, as he drives onto an M915A5 Line-Haul Tractor Truck at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, August 3, 2016. The M915A5 can travel
Majors quietly move into eastern Alaska
This "Border Fault" apparently does exist. It is not, however, a major geological structure separating Canada's westernmost territory from the northernmost of the United States. Instead, it is more of socioeconomic divide between one of the top mining nations on the planet and a country that has don
New Alaska state driver's licenses are out; here's what they look like and what they do
"They're very secure and less likely to be fraudulently copied," said Marla Thompson, director of the Alaska DMV.
Commentary: Dunleavy unwilling to speak to Alaska commercial harvesters -The Cordova Times
I understand Dunleavy’s campaign manager, Brett Huber, is an opponent of commercial fishing in Cook Inlet, and the former director of the Kenai River Sports Fishing Association. It can’t be coincidence that Dunleavy is unwilling to speak to Alaska’s commercial fishermen.
Two trans women have already won election in Alaska
During the state’s municipal elections, held in October, Liz Lyke and Kathy Ottersten won in their respective races. Lyke to the North Star Borough assembly in Fairbanks, while Ottersten was elected to the Fairbanks city council.
Soldier from central Pa. dies in Alaska barracks shooting
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) —Army officials in Alaskasay a 21-year-old soldier from Dauphin County died of a gunshot in his barracks.Spc. Mason Guckavan died Oct. 26 at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. The death was announced Thursday.The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is investigating. The Army says
7 Things You Need to Know Before Flying Alaska Airlines' New Basic Economy
There are still plenty of restrictions, but for some fliers the restrictions might be palatable considering the savings. And it won’t limit your award mile earning rate, which is great given howuseful Alaska Airlines miles are for booking partner award flights!
Poll: Democrat has a razor-thin lead in contest for Alaska's at-large congressional district
The Alaska Survey Research poll found that 49 percent of the respondents said they support Galvin, compared with 48 percent who said they support Young. Meanwhile, 3 percent said they are not sure which candidate they support.
Alaska Senate M Candidate Janice Park & US House Candidate TX-10 Mike Siegel
Janice Lynn Park, the daughter of a Marine, grew up in Southern California within a mile of Disneyland. Her first of many union jobs was as telephone operator for Pacific Bell.
Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Kaktovik in Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 13.79 km, -144.9599° West, 69.6094° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:04 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the e
To carry out salmon habitat measure, Alaska must decide what "significant" means
That’s because if it passes, projects that could cause “significant adverse effects” to salmon habitat will go through a much tougher and more public vetting process to get what’s called a major permit. Projects that impact salmon habitat in less significant ways could get a minor or a general permi
Porcupine ejected from kitchen of Alaska bar
Oct. 31 (UPI) --Workers at an Alaska bar ejected a porcupine that wandered in through a back door and the incident was captured on camera.The video shows the porcupine wandering into Louie's Douglas Inn on Douglas Island while the filmer follows from a short distance and calls for employees inside t
Decolonizing Alaska art opens in Petersburg - KFSK
This 2014 work, “Ectoplasmic Salmon Settee,” is by Ray Troll and Donald Varnell, with contributions by Nathan Jackson and Delores Churchill. It’s made of red cedar, acrylic paint, cedar bark, fishing line, polyurethane aluminum and deer toes. (Joe Viechnicki/KFSK)