| Apr 27, 2010
Few companies in Alaska, let alone the country, weathered the recession quite as well as the Alaskan Brewing Co.
Industry analysts say customers will always have a taste for beer, but Alaska's largest brewery has something else going on.
No one enjoys a...
| Apr 16, 2010
The Alaska Republican Party heard from its major gubernatorial candidates for the first time Friday at the state GOP convention in Juneau.
Four candidates addressed the forum, each trying to distinguish himself ahead of the August primary. Some key...
| Apr 20, 2010
Gov. Sean Parnell announced on Tuesday that the State of Alaska would join a lawsuit brought by at least 19 other states challenging the constitutionality of federal health care reform legislation.
Parnell made the long-expected announcement with state...
| Apr 14, 2010
The cruise industry is applauding a vote Wednesday by the state Senate.
Lawmakers approved a bill to reduce the cruise head tax in a 17-3 vote. The bill would lower the tax from $46 a person to $34.50 per person, and allow further cuts for ports in...
| May 13, 2010
This month's Fund the Future winner is a Juneau seventh-grader who doesn't wait for a lesson plan to teach him about the world.
No one taught Quinn White how to ride a unicycle; he learns things on his own.
"It took me about two weeks to get it down,"...
| Jun 27, 2010
As if marriage weren't crazy enough, every year couples say "I do" in exotic, unusual and, yes, even strange places and situations. There was the couple who had elephants as attendants. There was a twosome who wanted to be married underwater. There was...
| Jun 27, 2010
Camp Jabulani, South Africa: http://www.relaischateaux.com
Ultimate USA Weddings, http://www.ultimateusaweddings.com
Inn at Aberdeen, Valparaiso, Ind.: http://www.innataberdeen.com
Pearson's Pond, Juneau, Alaska: http://www.pearsonspond.com
| Jul 7, 2010
The Coast Guard says a whale watching charter boat based in Friday Harbor ran aground in Southeast Alaska waters after it struck a rock.
Coast Guard officials say there were no injuries among the nine passengers and four crew members aboard the 75-foot...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:40 AM
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell said on Thursday his state will not apply for federal grants to establish medical insurance exchanges under the newly enacted U.S. healthcare law because a Florida judge has ruled the legislation unconstitutional.
| Jun 11, 2011
On a Saturday in July 2008, a letter to the editor on page B5 of the Anchorage Daily News caught Sarah Palin's eye. The writer, Judy Spry, complained that the governor "didn't even take the time to stop by" the annual Miss Alaska pageant held earlier in...
| Sep 4, 2011
The Betty MacDonald Farm is still everything its first owner described in her memoir "Onions in the Stew": a beautiful retreat with a breathtaking view of Puget Sound, lush fruit trees and bald eagles nesting just outside the windows.
The farm in the...