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  • Palin favorite trails in Alaska primary

     
    by Mark Z. Barabak Sarah Palin has cause to celebrate after Tuesday's Republican primary in Georgia, where a timely endorsement helped lift her favored candidate into an Aug. 10 gubernatorial runoff. Closer to home, however, things aren't looking as...
  • Sarah Palin favorite for Senate faring poorly -- in Alaska

     
    Sarah Palin has cause to celebrate after Tuesday’s Republican primary in Georgia, where a timely endorsement helped lift her favored candidate into an Aug. 10 gubernatorial runoff. Closer to home, however, things aren’t looking as bright for the...
  • Fishing limits in Aleutians aim to save Steller sea lions

     
    Federal authorities have proposed shutting down fishing for cod and mackerel across more than 131,000 square miles in the western Aleutian Islands of Alaska to halt continuing declines in Steller sea lions. The measure is part of a package of......
  • Battle over Pebble Mine shifts to EPA

     
    Tribal leaders who are battling plans for Pebble Mine, a $300-billion copper, molybdemum and gold deposit at the headwaters of Bristol Bay--home of the world's biggest sockeye salmon runs--are appealing now to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Report: Former Sen. Stevens died in crash

     
    KTUU, an NBC-affiliate station in Anchorage, is reporting that former Sen. Ted Stevens (R) has died in the crash near Dillingham in the Southwest Alaska. Dave Dittman, a former aide and longtime family friend of former Sen. Ted Stevens says......
  • Alaska otter orphan moves to new home in New York

     
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An orphaned sea otter from Alaska has arrived at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium. Director Jon Dohlin says Tazo arrived at 2 a.m. last Friday, accompanied by a keeper and a veterinarian, and "so far,......
  • Joe Miller, Alaska's GOP front-runner, inflames readers

     
    Though Sarah Palin left Alaska at the altar when she resigned as governor, the former politician appears to still have some sway over her home state. Joe Miller, the Republican whom Palin endorsed for Alaska's Senate seat, leads in the......
  • Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories

    Tourism offices in U.S. states, territories
    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • Top 10 must-see spots around the globe

    Top 10 must-see spots around the globe
    People always ask me how I decide where to go. I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream. And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...
  • Covering Sarah Palin campaign from the Nome front

    Covering Sarah Palin campaign from the Nome front
    Yes, Nome. Why not? I wanted to see the real Alaska, and I was told that would require me to get beyond Anchorage, which is sometimes derided as Los Anchorage because of its enormous population (280,000) and sprawling suburbs. Nome is way, way, way out...
  • Obama Lied About Ayers, McCain TV AD Alleges

    Trailing in polls and searching for a way to gain ground, Republican John McCain assailed Democratic rival Barack Obama on Friday in a sharply worded TV ad that said: "When convenient, he worked with terrorist Bill Ayers. When discovered, he lied." At...