Fishing Disaster

I learned about the magnitude of the Gulf of Alaska as a youth in Yakutat when my father decided we would take up commercial fishing.

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The Willow Winter Carnival is Alaskan Gold

This winter is my 57th consecutive Alaskan winter and yet I only this year discovered the Willow Winter Carnival.

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Iditarod Teaches Lessons in Georgia

In Atlanta, a large community park celebrates dog mushing, and one of their own residents who ran and finished it in 2002, Bill Borden.

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Alaska’s Capital Move Efforts: O Ye, of Little Faith

Once upon a time, the people of Alaska voted to move the state capital out of the backwater Southeast community of Juneau to Willow.

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Alaska Earthquake Awareness

The 1964 Alaska earthquake also served as a wake-up call regarding local tsunamis and helped confirm the theory of plate tectonics.

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Why Alaskans Wanted Statehood Part 2

Hearings had been held in Congress on statehood, and a statehood measure had been approved unanimously by a committee of Congress.

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Joy of a New Puppy

New puppy, new chapter in my life. I am thrilled about this. My new puppy is a black German Shepherd with a tiny white island on his chest.

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Why Alaskans Wanted Statehood

The main task of the Alaska Statehood Committee was to publicize and educate the public in Alaska and Outside on what statehood would do.

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How to Right Good

I believe more people writing about the things that are important in our lives is enriching for all. So does my editor.

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The Unfortunate Demise of Tom Thumb Montessori Schools

Tom Thumb Montessori School (TTMS) was the first Montessori School in Alaska. But by 2006 Tom Thumb was dead.

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