| 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
| Mar 18, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Several state lawmakers are heading to Anchorage this weekend to meet with constituents and continue a debate over whether the state should reduce taxes on the oil industry.
The Anchorage Caucus will meet at the Loussac Library at 10:00 am Saturday to...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Alaska Senate's Labor and Commerce Committee forwarded legislation that would enact a health exchange out of committee on Tuesday, though questions remained over how necessary the legislation would be.
The measure by Sen. Hollis French, a Democrat...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:49 PM
“Eskimo Star” Gala Book Signing, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., Anchorage Museum. Screenings of clips from “Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island” and “How Death Was Cheated in the Great Race to Nome.” ...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Legislation has been introduced to turn a decommissioned Coast Guard cutter into a museum.
U.S. Sens. Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski introduced legislation Tuesday to turn the STORIS into a privately-funded museum in Juneau. Congressman Don Young...